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State Authorization

Accreditation

The University of Dayton is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, many of UD’s academic programs carry specialized accreditation specific to the field of study. Please refer to this comprehensive list published within the academic catalog.

State Specific Information

The University of Dayton has been approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) initiative. Participation in SARA provides the University with reciprocity to offer online/distance learning programs to residents of other SARA states. Additional information regarding SARA can be found at NC-SARA.

Currently authorized SARA member states include the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and all states except California. As an accredited, private non-profit postsecondary institution, the University of Dayton is not required to register with California to offer online programs and courses.

Professional Licensure

Professional licensure and certification requirements often vary from state to state. The University of Dayton does not guarantee that programs will satisfy the criteria of professional licensure boards in all states or territories. Students who are considering a program of study that may lead to professional licensure, should contact the appropriate licensing agency in their state of residence to understand the regulations and requirements for their home state prior to enrolling in any academic program. Refer to UD’s program website and contact the program coordinator for specific program requirements. Eligibility for licensure and/or certification may have specific requirements beyond successful degree completion.

Nursing: Directory of State Boards Offices
Teacher Education: Directory of Certification/Licensure Offices

The University of Dayton has not made a determination of whether its curriculums meet the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification for the states below:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
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
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Complaint Resolution

The University of Dayton is committed to providing high quality educational opportunities. If a conflict arises, the University wishes to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and collegial manner. The Student Complaint Information page provides additional information regarding the student complaint process and procedures and contacts for each state.

CONTACT

Office of the Provost

St. Mary's Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1634
937-229-2245