State Authorization

Status for UT Courses and Programs


As a SARA institution, the University of Toledo is able to enroll residents from states and US Territories that are members of SARA in all programs and in all courses with on-ground educational experiences. Please select a state below to check UT’s status.

US states linked to an information table: an alphabetical listing, left to right, top to bottom.
Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida
Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine
Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire
New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota
Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island
South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont U.S. Virgin Islands Virginia Washington Washington D.C.
Wisconsin West Virginia Wyoming
   

 


Alabama

Status: Alabama is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Alabama in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Education: State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama certificate. Applicants for an Alabama certificate based on reciprocity must meet Alabama’s test requirements and submit a valid, renewable professional educator certificate/license issued by another state at the degree level, grade level, and in the teaching field or area of instructional support for which an Alabama certificate is sought and for which Alabama issues a certificate. Applicants for Alabama certification in an area of administration must also document at least three years of full-time employment as an administrator in a P-12 school system(s). 

Nursing: State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations or pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter the practice. 

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095


Alaska

Status: Alaska is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Alaska in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Arizona

Status: Arizona is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Arizona in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Arkansas

Status: Arkansas is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Arkansas in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Programs leading to licensure must be approved. Please check with the program director prior to enrolling. 

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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California

Status: UT is not required to seek approval from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education and can offer 100% online programs to residents of California with no restrictions.

Internships, externships, and clinical placements are permitted in CA for online and campus-based courses and programs. 

Please consult the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing website for specific information and documents required to obtain a California teaching credential. 

Student Complaint Process Contact:
California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education
PO Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA  95798-0818
Email
Filing a Complaint

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Colorado

Status: Colorado is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Colorado in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Connecticut

Status: Connecticut is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Connecticut in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Delaware

Status: Delaware is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Delaware in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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District of Columbia

Status: District of Columbia is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of District of Columbia in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Florida

Status: Florida is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Florida in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Georgia

Status: Georgia is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Georgia in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Hawaii

Status: Hawaii is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Hawaii in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Idaho

Status: Idaho is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Idaho in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Illinois

Status: Illinois is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Illinois in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Indiana

Status: Indiana is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Indiana in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Iowa

Status: Iowa is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Iowa.

Military Students: The University of Toledo will abide by Iowa Code Section 261.9(1)(g) which provides the following options for refund of tuition and mandatory fees for an Iowan "who is a member, or the spouse of a member if the member has a dependent child, of the Iowa national guard or reserve forces of the United States and who is ordered to state military service or federal service or duty:

    • Withdraw from the student’s entire registration and receive a full refund of tuition and mandatory fees.
    • Make arrangements with the student’s instructors for course grades, or for incompletes that shall be completed by the student at a later date. If such arrangements are made, the student’s registration shall remain intact and tuition and mandatory fees shall be assessed for the courses in full.
    • Make arrangements with only some of the student’s instructors for grades, or for incompletes that shall be completed by the student at a later date. If such arrangements are made, the registration for those courses shall remain intact and tuition and mandatory fees shall be assessed for those courses. Any course for which arrangements cannot be made for grades or incompletes shall be considered dropped and the tuition and mandatory fees for the course refunded."

Education: Please check transferability of programs leading to initial, additional, or renewal of certifications. For more information, please visit the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners website.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Kansas

Status: Kansas is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Kansas in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Kentucky

Status: Kentucky is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Kentucky. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Because of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) requirements, The University of Toledo does not accept applications from Kentucky residents, including those who are educators licensed in Kentucky, in education programs leading to licensure, certification, or endorsement, or any track within education programs requiring field experiences. For more information, please visit the Education Professional Standards Board's website.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Louisiana

Status: Louisiana is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Louisiana in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Teacher Education and Educational Leader Courses and programs may warrant additional requirements and approvals. For more information please contact Dr. Jeanne Burns at Jeanne.Burns@la.gov or Ms. Linda Marino at Linda.Marino@la.gov

Student Complaint Process Contact:
SARA State Portal Entity Contact — Matt Exline
Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Maine

Status: Maine is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Maine in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Maryland

Status: Maryland is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Maryland in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Massachusetts

Status: UT is not required to seek approval from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and can offer 100% online programs to residents of Massachusetts.

Internships, externships, and clinical placements are permitted in MA for online and campus-based courses and programs.

Student Complaint Process Contact:
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Room 1401
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108
Student Complaints

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Michigan

Status: Michigan is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Michigan in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Minnesota

Status: Minnesota is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Minnesota in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Minnesota residents must satisfy Minnesota Degree Requirements for General Education. Applicants to UT's online Associate and Bachelor degree programs are advised to contact their respective online admissions for additional information on credit transfer and/or a transcript review. 

Student Complaint Process Contact:
SARA State Portal Entity Contact — Matt Exline
Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Mississippi

Status: Mississippi is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Mississippi in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Missouri

Status Missouri is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Missouri in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Montana

Status: Montana is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Montana in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Nebraska

Status: Nebraska is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Nebraska in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Nevada

Status: Nevada is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Nevada in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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New Hampshire

Status: New Hampshire is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of New Hampshire in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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New Jersey

Status: New Jersey is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of New Jersey in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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New Mexico

Status: New Mexico is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of New Mexico in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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New York

New York is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of New York in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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North Carolina

Status:  North Carolina is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to offer all of its online programs and courses to residents of the North Carolina.  In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Pursuant to University of North Carolina Board of Governors Rules and Standards regarding licensure of online/distance learning post-secondary degree activity, practicums, clinical experiences, and student teaching require licensure by the state.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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North Dakota

Status: North Dakota is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of North Dakota in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Ohio

Status: Ohio is a SARA state.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Oklahoma

Status: Oklahoma is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Oklahoma in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Oregon

Status: Oregon is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Oregon in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Pennsylvania

Status:  Pennsylvania is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Pennsylvania in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Rhode Island

Status:  Rhode Island is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Rhode Island in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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South Carolina

Status:  South Carolina is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of South Carolina in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

UT does not imply, promise, or guarantee that credits earned at the University will transfer to institutions in South Carolina since such determinations are made according to the policies of the receiving institution. If you are considering transferring to another school, it is your responsibility to determine whether that school will accept your academic credits. You are encouraged to make this determination as early as possible.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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South Dakota

Status: South Dakota is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of South Dakota in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Tennessee

Status: Tennessee is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Tennessee in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Texas

Status: Texas is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Texas in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Utah

Status: Utah is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Utah in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Vermont

Status: Vermont is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Vermont in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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U.S. Virgin Islands

Status: The U.S. Virgin Islands is a member of SARA. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Virginia

Status: Virginia is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Virginia in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Washington

Status: Washington is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Washington in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Nursing and Education programs may need the approval of the Washington Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (email), or the Professional Educators Standards Board (web page).

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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West Virginia

Status: West Virginia is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of West Virginia in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Washington D.C.

See District of Columbia

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Wisconsin

Status: Wisconsin is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Wisconsin in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Wyoming

Status: Wyoming is a SARA state. UT is an approved SARA institution and is able to enroll residents of Wyoming in all of its online programs and courses. In addition, UT is able to offer activities in this state for campus-based programs and courses.

Student Complaint Process
Contact — Matt Exline, Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH  43215
614.728.3095

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Last Updated: 10/26/17