State Authorization

What is State Authorization?

A college or university must obtain state authorization so that it can provide online courses and/or programs to the residents of the state. The criteria for state authorization varies with each state as do the privileges granted within each state.

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Wilmington University has been approved by Delaware to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

States not within the agreement have provided permission for Wilmington University to operate at a distance in their state.

Please contact OnlineManager@wilmu.edu to inquire about the current status of your state.

Complaint Procedures

To comply with United States Department of Education regulations, please view the Distance Education Complaint Process for issues that cannot be resolved by Wilmington University.