2016 Annual Report
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

California Education Code (CEC) section 94934 requires institutions to submit an annual report to the Bureau. The 2016 Annual Report portal will be available beginning August 1, 2017. The Annual Report must be submitted online through our website at http://www.bppe.ca.gov/ (5 CCR §74110(d)).

You are required to submit your Annual Report by December 1, 2017.

Annual report data is institutional data that is combined for the main location all branch locations and satellites.

The online Annual Report submission is made up of four sections, please complete all sections:

  1. Institution
  2. Programs
    *Complete one of these sections for EACH educational program offered at the institution. For example if you have 3 programs you will fill out this section 3 separate times.
  3. Branches
    * If the Institution has no branch locations indicate "0" and skip.
  4. Satellites
    * If the Institution has no satellites locations indicate "0" and skip.

When submitting online please have the following completed and located on your website prior to beginning the Annual Report:

  • Performance Fact Sheet (PFS) (CEC §94910),
  • Catalog (CEC §94909)

Copy and paste the links for the PFS and Catalog to your Annual Report (Question 35). The Annual Report Link will link to your Annual Report located on the institution's website. Please visit our website for examples and assistance with Catalog at http://www.bppe.ca.gov/schools/index.shtml.

Data entered into the Annual Report will not be saved unless a section is complete and the "submit to database" button was clicked. You can return at a later date to complete the next section, prior to December 1, 2017. The bureau recommends printing or emailing the data of each page to an email address as provided by the user when prompted. Once a section has been submitted you cannot go back into that section to change anything, you will need to resubmit the entire form again.

Once all sections are filled out and the Annual Report has been completed, you are ready for submission. Please click the "submit to database" button. You will receive further instructions regarding a confirmation email.

You have two options on how to receive a copy of the Annual Report:

  1. Print and scan a copy of the report to the Institutions website. Click the provided link to print.
  2. Or

  3. Convert the submission to PDF format to be uploaded to the institution's website, follow the online instruction to convert the page.

Title 5 California Code of Regulations (5 CCR), § 74110(b) requires, in addition to the information required by CEC § 94934, institutions submit a hard copy (paper copy) of the institution's financial statements for the prior fiscal year. Financial statements must include Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flow. Financial Statements must include all three components. Those missing portions of the Financial Statements will be noted as incomplete.

Please note, Institutions failing to submit the Annual Report may be subject to a fine up to $5,000, pursuant to 5 CCR 74110 (a-d) and CEC 94934 (a)(1-9).

All components needed:

  • Annual Report
  • Catalog
  • Enrollment Agreement
  • Financials
  • Performance Fact Sheets

Instructions for completing the 2016 Annual Report

If you are ready to begin the Annual Report process, please click on the sections needed below:

SECTION 1 Institution data

SECTION 2 Program data

SECTION 3 Branch data

SECTION 4 Satellite Locations data

After all sections have been completed and the Annual Report is submitted, you can now print and complete the Annual Report Certification Form and submit it with your institution’s Financial Statement to the Bureau.

The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Attn: Annual Report Unit
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0810


2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833

If you have any questions please contact the Annual Report Unit by email bppe.annualreport@dca.ca.gov or by phone at (916) 431-6959, press "6" when prompted.