REgulatory Information

Evolve Security Academy is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.

Evolve Security Academy is a private institution and is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools for the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Complaints against Evolve Security Academy may be registered with the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701 or at http://complaints.ibhe.org.



Pursuant to the State of Illinois Public Act 097-0650 Section 37, below are the required disclosures for the most recent 12-month reporting period of July 1 through June 30 for Evolve Security Certified Professional (ESCP) Certification: Bootcamp.

(1) The number of students who were admitted in the course of instruction as of July 1 of that reporting period. 28
(2) Additions during the year due to:
     (A) new starts. 109
     (B) re-enrollments. 0
     (C) transfers into the course of instruction from other courses of instruction at the school. 0
(3) The total number of students admitted during the reporting period (the number of students reported under paragraph (1) of this Section plus the additions reported under subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) of paragraph (2) of this Section. 137
(4) Of the total course of instruction enrollment, the number of students who:
     (A) transferred out of the course of instruction to another course of instruction. 0
     (B) completed or graduated from a course of instruction. 91
     (C) withdrew from the school. 11
     (D) are still enrolled. 35
(5) The number of students listed in paragraph (4) of this Section who:
     (A) were placed in their field of study; (B) were placed in a related field. 59
     (B) placed out of the field. 24
     (C) were not available for placement due to personal reasons. 16
     (D) were not employed. 3
(6) The number of students who took a State licensing examination or professional certification examination, if any, during the reporting period, as well as the number who passed. 72 students took the Evolve Security Certified Professional Certification, of which 58 passed.
(7) The number of graduates who obtained employment in the field who did not use the school's placement assistance during the reporting period; such information may be compiled by reasonable efforts of the school to contact graduates by written correspondence. 0
(8) The average starting salary for all school graduates employed during the reporting period; such information may be compiled by reasonable efforts of the school to contact graduates by written correspondence. $72,473
(9) The following clear and conspicuous caption, set forth with the address and telephone number of the Board's office:
"COMPLAINTS AGAINST THIS SCHOOL MAY BE REGISTERED WITH THE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION.". An alphabetical list of names, addresses, and dates of admission by course or course of instruction and a sample copy of the enrollment agreement employed to enroll the students listed shall be filed with the Board's Executive Director on an annual basis. The list shall be signed and verified by the school's chief managing employee.

Pursuant to the State of Illinois Public Act 097-0650 Section 37, below are the required disclosures for the most recent 12-month reporting period of July 1 through June 30 for the Practical Penetration Testing Track.

(1) The number of students who were admitted in the course of instruction as of July 1 of that reporting period. 0(2) Additions during the year due to:
     (A) new starts. 33
     (B) re-enrollments. 0
     (C) transfers into the course of instruction from other courses of instruction at the school. 0
(3) The total number of students admitted during the reporting period (the number of students reported under paragraph (1) of this Section plus the additions reported under subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) of paragraph (2) of this Section. 33
(4) Of the total course of instruction enrollment, the number of students who:
     (A) transferred out of the course of instruction to another course of instruction. 0
     (B) completed or graduated from a course of instruction. 23
     (C) withdrew from the school. 2
     (D) are still enrolled. 8
(5) The number of students listed in paragraph (4) of this Section who:
     (A) were placed in their field of study; (B) were placed in a related field. 28
     (B) placed out of the field. 5
     (C) were not available for placement due to personal reasons. 0
     (D) were not employed. 0
(6) The number of students who took a State licensing examination or professional certification examination, if any, during the reporting period, as well as the number who passed. Not applicable.
(7) The number of graduates who obtained employment in the field who did not use the school's placement assistance during the reporting period; such information may be compiled by reasonable efforts of the school to contact graduates by written correspondence. All – no placement assistance is provided for students enrolled in the Practical Penetration Testing Track.
(8) The average starting salary for all school graduates employed during the reporting period; such information may be compiled by reasonable efforts of the school to contact graduates by written correspondence. Not available as we do not collect salary information for students in the Practical Penetration Testing Track.
(9) The following clear and conspicuous caption, set forth with the address and telephone number of the Board's office:
"COMPLAINTS AGAINST THIS SCHOOL MAY BE REGISTERED WITH THE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION.". An alphabetical list of names, addresses, and dates of admission by course or course of instruction and a sample copy of the enrollment agreement employed to enroll the students listed shall be filed with the Board's Executive Director on an annual basis. The list shall be signed and verified by the school's chief managing employee.