Notice to Out of State Students Interested in NHCC Distance and Online Education

State and federal laws require colleges and universities to be authorized to offer distance and online education in states other than their own. NHCC has been an approved institution of NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) since 2015. SARA establishes national standards for interstate offering of distance-education courses and programs, and member states and institutions commit to a process for resolving consumer complaints.

 Below is a list of states where NHCC is authorized to offer distance and online education, as well as a pending authorizations:

Authorized:
       Pending Authorization:
Alabama        California
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
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 Jersey
New York
North Carolina
New Hampshire
New Mexico
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming