N.Y. Education Law Section 5005
Disclosure to students

The school shall disseminate to all prospective and enrolled students through an enrollment contract or agreement or other appropriate publications or documents, and in appropriate languages as required by the commissioner in regulation:


information concerning the school, including but not limited to:


a description of the courses offered;


program objectives and the length of the program;


a schedule of tuition payments, fees and all other charges and expenses necessary for completion of the course or program;


the tuition refund and contract cancellation policies;


a description of the faculty and other instructional personnel and their qualifications;


the names of associates, agencies or governmental bodies which accredit, approve or license the school;


a description of any special facilities and services available to handicapped students; and


any other items identified by the commissioner in regulation following consultation with the advisory council;


if the school advertises job placement rates as means of attracting students to enroll in the school, the most recent available data on employment and graduation statistics for students who have attended that school;


information concerning any student financial assistance, including a description of the procedures and forms, student eligibility requirements and the rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial aid;


the pass rate of graduates of the program for the most recent calendar year on any licensure or certification examination required by the state for employment in the particular vocational, trade, or career field;


the process for obtaining a tuition refund from the tuition reimbursement fund and the availability of loan forgiveness in the event the school closes while the student is in attendance;


a sample enrollment contract, a sample cancellation form developed by the department in consultation with the advisory council and a tuition reimbursement fund claim form; and


a description of the complaint procedures established pursuant to this article.

Source: Section 5005 — Disclosure to students, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/5005 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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