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Private Career Schools

The Workforce Board licenses and regulates around 325 private career schools doing business in the state of Washington. The agency also investigates student complaints and administers a fund that reimburses students affected by a school closure.

Information for Students

Looking for a School?
Before you choose a private career school, check to be sure it's licensed with the state. View our current list of licensed schools.

Complaints Against a School

Request a Transcript for a Closed School

Is Your School Closed?


Starting a Private Career School?


Information for School Administrators



More information. Call the Workforce Board at 360-709-4600.



WA Student Loan Transparency Act - NEW

New student loan requirements for school administrators begin July 1. Read the handout for more details.

News Releases

July 2018
New free resources created to help prevent student suicide. More info.

January 2018

Washington State Attorney General's Office releases information on student loan report. Read the full story.

Guide to Student Loans

Department of Financial Institutions provides important information and resources on how to manage student loans successfully,





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