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Information for Institutions Interested in Applying for an Off-Campus Site


Under the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13B.02.02.12C-D, when an in-state institution applies for approval of a third off-campus program at a specific proposed off-campus site, the sponsoring institution shall submit to the Secretary of Higher Education a plan for the future development of that site and a request for review and response to that plan in a format provided by the Secretary.  The Secretary shall evaluate the off-campus site under the requirements and procedures established in Chapter .02 (Minimum Requirements for In-State Degree-Granting Institutions) and shall approve the off-campus site if the Secretary is satisfied it meets the minimum requirements in this Chapter.

For a PDF copy of the Code of Maryland Regulations: (COMAR) Title 13B.02.02 -- Minimum Requirements for In-State Degree Granting Institutions (PDF)

 For further information please contact:

Division of Planning and Academic Affairs
Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 N. Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201


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