Administrative Rule Review
Missouri is home to a diverse higher education system that offers a variety of degree and certificate programs and specialized training. The state's higher education institutions include 13 public four-year universities, 14 public two-year colleges, 25 independent colleges, 10 specialized/technical colleges, 17 theological institutions, and more than 150 proprietary and private career schools, serving more than 400,000 students.
The mission of the Coordinating Board for Higher Education and the Missouri Department of Higher Education is to collaborate with stakeholders to deliver a coordinated postsecondary education system that provides accessible, affordable, and innovative education that supports economic growth, enhances civic engagement, and improves the quality of life for all Missourians.
In accordance with Gov. Eric Greitens' Executive Order 17-03 issued Jan. 10, 2017, MDHE is undergoing a thorough review of its rules and is requesting public input. As taxpayers and MDHE constituents, your feedback is valuable.
The public will have the opportunity to comment in person during the Missouri State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 17. Department staff will take comments from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Agriculture Building, located on the southeast side of the fairgrounds.
Two public hearings will also be held in September:
5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Harry S Truman State Office Building, Room 493/494, Jefferson City
8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, at the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center, Room 139, Jefferson City
Please review and comment on any of the following rules by Nov. 30, 2017.