Any proprietary postsecondary institution offering instruction to citizens of Alabama shall be licensed by the State Board of Education through the Alabama Community College System (formerly Department of Postsecondary Education), with some exceptions. Listed below are the institutions that are presently licensed to operate in the State of Alabama. The license is issued to operate in the State of Alabama AND IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH ACCREDITATION. For accreditation information, you must contact the school directly. Private School Licensure is under State Board of Education Policy number 720.01, and the guidelines of operation are located at the end of Board policies under the same policy number. Private School regulations are also located in the Code of Alabama 1975, Section 16-46-1 through 16-46-10.