The mission of the OBPVS is to establish, measure, and enforce standards of compliance through licensure of private vocational schools in order to support institutions, protect students, and meet workforce development needs.


January 14, 2020

The OBPVS updated the List of Current Schools as of January 14, 2020.  The List is now available under the “RESOURCES” Tab as either a WORD(R)document or in a .pdf format.  Going forward, List updates will be madenot less than Quarterly.  However!

March 15, 2018

You might not be able to imagine someone taking advantage of students from closed schools or other tough spots – but! Scammers are out there.

A former student who is eligible may apply for her or his own Closed School discharge or other loan forgiveness, discharge or cancellation. That student does NOT have to use a contractor or PAY a contractor (possibly hundreds of dollars) to make application for a loan adjustments or termination!!!