Institution of Higher Education
An institution of higher education is defined as a private or public institution that meets the following:
Normally requires a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma for enrollment.
Admits anyone (with or without a high school diploma or GED) who is over the age of 15 and the institution is legally authorized or recognized in Arizona for providing the following:
An educational program beyond a high school education (such as colleges, universities, and community colleges).
A program of training to prepare students for gainful employment (such as trade schools, technical schools and vocational schools).
A school that has an established program that allows attendance via the Internet is acceptable when the participant is meeting the school's requirements. The school must identify what is considered full-time or part-time enrollment.
Enrollment in a self-study or correspondence course is not considered enrollment in an institution of higher education.