Education

Refund Policies

  

OFFICE FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS

CORRESPONDENCE REFUND POLICY

 

INSTITUTIONS. The institution shall cancel a student's enrollment upon request of the student. The student's obligation at the time of cancellation will be calculated as follows:

 

  1. Within six (6) days following the signing of the contract, no obligation and all monies paid, if any, to be fully refunded.
  2. After six (6) days, but before beginning of training, a registration fee of 20% of the total tuition not to exceed $100.00.
  3. After beginning of training, the registration fee, plus 10% of the total tuition until student completes 10% of the assignment.
  4. After completing 10% of the assignments, but prior to completing 25% of the assignments, the registration fee plus 25% of the total tuition.
  5. After completing 25% of the assignments but prior to completing 50% of the assignments, the registration fee plus 50% of the total tuition.
  6. After completing 50% of assignments, but prior to completing 75% of the assignments, the registration fee plus 75% of total tuition.
  7. After completing 75% of assignments, the student is responsible for total tuition.
  8. The contract shall state a length of time for a student to complete his course of study. If a student does not cancel by the end of such time, he is responsible for his total tuition.
  9. The institution will make a proper refund, within thirty-one (31) days of the student's request for cancellation.
  10. 10.  If the student has paid tuition extending beyond twelve (12) months all such charges shall be refunded.



OFFICE FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS

RESIDENT REFUND POLICY

The postsecondary proprietary educational institution shall pay a refund to the student in the amount calculated under the refund policy specified below or as otherwise approved by the Office for Career and Technical Schools.   The institution must make the proper refund no later than thirty-one (31) days of the student's request for cancellation or withdrawal.

If a postsecondary proprietary educational institution utilizes a refund policy of their recognized national accrediting agency or the United States Department of Education (USDOE) Title IV refund policy, the postsecondary proprietary educational institution must provide written verification in the form of a final refund calculation, upon the request of the council, that its refund policy is more favorable to the student than that of the Council’s.

The following refund policy applies to each resident postsecondary proprietary educational institution as follows:  

1.     A student is entitled to a full refund if one (1) or more of the following criteria are met:

(a)   The student cancels the enrollment agreement or enrollment application within six (6) business days after signing.

(b)   The student does not meet the postsecondary proprietary educational institution's minimum admission requirements.

(c)   The student's enrollment was procured as a result of a misrepresentation in the written materials utilized by the postsecondary proprietary educational institution.

(d)   If the student has not visited the postsecondary educational institution prior to enrollment, and, upon touring the institution or attending the regularly scheduled orientation/classes, the student withdrew from the program within three (3) days.

 

  1. A student withdrawing from an instructional program, after starting the instructional program at a postsecondary proprietary institution and attending one (1) week or less, is entitled to a refund of ninety percent (90%) of the cost of the financial obligation, less an application/enrollment fee of ten percent (10%) of the total tuition, not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
  2. A student withdrawing from an instructional program, after attending more than one (1) week but equal to or less than twenty-five percent (25%) of the duration of the instructional program, is entitled to a refund of seventy-five percent (75%) of the cost of the financial obligation, less an application/enrollment fee of ten percent (10%) of the total tuition, not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
  3. A student withdrawing from an instructional program, after attending more than twenty-five percent (25%) but equal to or less than fifty percent (50%) of the duration of the instructional program, is entitled to a refund of fifty percent (50%) of the cost of the financial obligation, less an application/enrollment fee of ten percent (10%) of the total tuition, not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
  4. A student withdrawing from an instructional program, after attending more than fifty percent (50%) but equal to or less than sixty percent (60%) of the duration of the instructional program, is entitled to a refund of forty percent (40%) of the cost of the financial obligation, less an application/enrollment fee of ten percent (10%) of the total tuition, not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100).
  5. A student withdrawing from an institutional program, after attending more than sixty percent (60%) of the duration of the instructional program, is not entitled to a refund.

 

This institution is regulated by:

State Workforce Innovation Council

Office for Career and Technical Schools

10 N. Senate Ave, Suite SE 304

Indianapolis, IN  46204

SWIC Number ONLY : 317 234-8338 or 317 234-6534




CSIA Continuing Education Satisfaction Guarantee

If you have attended the full instructional program in which you enrolled, and are not completely satisfied with the quality of instruction received from our education programs we will issue you a full refund of the registration fee for tuition. Refunds do not include actual expenses incurred for textbooks, exams and meals. 08/07

 

Refund Policy for Those Using GI Benefits
Federal VA Policy: Title 38 US Code CFR 21.4255 Refund Policy; Non-Accredited Courses for IHL/NCD

A refund of the unused portion of the tuition, fees and other charges will be made to the veteran or eligible person who fails to enter or fails to complete the course as required by Veteran Administration regulation.  The refund will be within 10% (percent) of an exact pro rata refund.  No more than $10.00 of the established registration fee will be retained if a veteran or eligible person fails to enter and complete the course.

The code states that the exact proration will be determined on the ratio of the number of days of instruction completed by the student to the total number of instructional days in the course.

This policy will change upon accreditation of the school.  The State Approving Agency will be notified accordingly.

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