In order to be eligible for funding under the Title IV Programs, an educational program must lead to a degree (associate, bachelor’s, graduate, or professional) or prepare students for “gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
The following educational programs offered by these institutions are GE Programs subject to the new regulations:
The following educational programs offered by these institutions are not subject to the new Gainful Employment regulations:
Final regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, [75 FR 66665 and FR 66832], by the U.S. Department of Education (the Department), require institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the HEA), to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Finally, the new regulations require an institution to notify the U.S. Secretary of Education (the Secretary) if it wished to add additional GE Programs to its list of Title IV-eligible programs. All of these requirements are effective July 1, 2011.
The October 29, 2010, regulations that go into effect on July 1, 2011, include a provision, at 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose, for each of their GE Programs, certain information about the programs to prospective students. The institution must include the information required in promotional materials it makes available to prospective students and on its web-site.
The following is a summary of the information that must be disclosed by an institution for each of its GE Programs.
The current Orthodontics data below is specific to the Texas A&M Health Science Center program and is provided in accordance to the U.S. Dept. of Education disclosure guidance.
Orthodontics at Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
|Standard Occupational Classification Code (SOC)||On-Time Graduation Rates||Tuition and Fees for Program||Typical Costs for Books and Supplies||Job Placement for Completers||Median Title IV Loan Debt||Median Other Educational Debt|
Links to Occupational Profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET web-site.