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Accreditation and State Regulatory Authorizations

Accreditation and State Regulatory Authorizations

ASU Accreditation

Arizona State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. This federally-recognized body provides assurance to students, parents and all stakeholders that ASU meets clear quality standards for educational and financial performance, http://www.ncahlc.org/.

State Authorization

Arizona State University monitors developments in state laws in every state. If authorization or licensure is necessary or becomes necessary, Arizona State University will obtain the required additional approvals. Arizona State University is currently authorized, licensed, registered, exempt or not subject to approval in Alaska, Arizona, *Arkansas, *California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, *Louisiana, *Maine, *Maryland, Michigan, *Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, *New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, *Ohio, Oklahoma, *Oregon, Pennsylvania, *South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, *Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, *Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Exemptions/Authorizations for states not listed are currently in progress.

*Additional Information for Residents of AR, CA, LA, ME, MD, MN, NM, OH, OR, SC, UT, and WA

Those states that have particular information for students enrolling in an ASU Online program may be found here.

State Contact Information

Pursuant to the United States Department of Education’s Program Integrity Rule, each institution of higher education is required to provide all prospective and current students with the contact information of the state agency or agencies that handle complaints against postsecondary education institutions offering distance learning within that state. Students are encouraged to utilize Arizona State University’s internal complaint or review policies and procedures prior to filing a complaint with a state agency. Click here to access a list of contacts from each state in which a student may file a complaint.