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Connecticut Kentucky Nevada Pennsylvania West Virginia
Delaware  Louisiana New Hampshire Rhode Island Wisconsin
Florida Maine New Jersey South Carolina Wyoming
Georgia Maryland New Mexico South Dakota   

Arizona

Davenport University has received confirmation from the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education that we are not required to seek licensure in Arizona because DU does not have a physical presence within the state of Arizona.  Davenport University students residing in Arizona that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education.  

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Colorado

The Colorado Department of Higher Education does not require purely online programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Colorado as long as DU does not maintain a physical presence in Colorado.  Davenport University students residing in Colorado that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also file a complaint with the Colorado Department of Higher Education by clicking here

 

Connecticut

The Connecticut Office of Higher Education does not require purely online programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Connecticut as long as DU does not maintain a physical presence in Connecticut.  Davenport University students residing in Connecticut that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Connecticut Office of Higher Education.

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Delaware

The Delaware Department of Education does not require purely 100% online distance education programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Delaware given that DU is not incorporated in Delaware and does not meet the physical presence requirements.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Delaware will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Delaware that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Delaware Department of Education.

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Florida

The Florida Commission for Independent Education does not require purely 100% online distance education programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Florida given that DU does not operate in the state or meet the criteria for having a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Florida will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Florida that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education.                                                                                                                              

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Georgia

Davenport University has been granted approval from the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC) of Georgia to deliver online programs to Georgia residents.  Davenport University does not engage in an activity determined to require a Certificate of Authorization.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Georgia will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Georgia that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the GNPEC.  

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Hawaii

The Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program does not require authorization for online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Hawaii given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  Davenport University students residing in Hawaii that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP).

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Idaho

The Idaho State Board of Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Idaho given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Idaho will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Idaho that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Idaho State Board of Education.

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Illinois

Davenport University has been granted continuous approval from the Illinois Board of Higher Education Regents to deliver online programs to Illinois residents.  Davenport University meets the criteria as an Institution with Limited Physical Presence in Illinois in that DU is authorized to operate in at least one other state; is accredited by a body recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); and DU does not own, operate, or lease a physical space in Illinois where student instruction takes place.  Davenport University students residing in Illinois that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also contact the Institutional Complaint Hotline at 217-557-7359 to file a complaint with the Illinois Board of Higher Education.  

 
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Louisiana

The Louisiana Board of Regents does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Louisiana given that we do not operate; offer courses that are physically delivered in the state and/or require clinical experiences in the state of Louisiana.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Louisiana will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Louisiana that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint through the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection.

Maine

Davenport University has been granted an exemption from the Maine Department of Education to deliver online programs to Maine residents.  Davenport University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the courses/programs that DU offers do not constitute a physical presence in the state of Maine.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Maine will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Maine that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Maine Department of Education.  

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Maryland 

Davenport University is pursuing authorization to offer online courses to residents in the state of Maryland.  
Maryland residents may make complaints about the institution through the Davenport complaint process or by contacting:

Maryland Higher Education Commission
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401-3013  

Maryland Higher Education Student Grievance procedure | form 

Other Resources: 

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 Street Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202  

Maryland Consumer Protection
   Hotline: (410) 528-8662
   E-mail:  consumer@oag.state.md.us 
   File a complaint online
   File a complaint via standard mail 

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Montana

Davenport University has received confirmation from The Montana University System, Office of the Commission of Higher Education that we are authorized to offer post-secondary degree programs in the State of Montana.  Davenport University students residing in Montana that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Montana University System.  

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Nebraska

The Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Nebraska given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Nebraska will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Nebraska that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education.

 

Nevada

Davenport University has been granted an exemption from the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education to deliver online programs to Nevada residents.  Davenport University does not have a physical presence in the state, does not actively solicit students in the state and is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Nevada will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Nevada that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education.  

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New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Department of Education (HEC) does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in New Hampshire given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in New Hampshire will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in New Hampshire that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Education. 

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New Jersey

The New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education does not require purely online programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in New Jersey given that DU does not operate in the state or meet the criteria for having a physical presence in the state. Davenport University students residing in New Jersey that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education. 

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 New York

The New York State Board of Regents, through the State Education Department’s Office of Higher Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in New York given that we do not have a physical presence or instructional site in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in New York will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in New York that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint through the State Education Department’s Office of Higher Education.

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North Carolina

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in North Carolina given that we do not own, lease, rent, or license a physical space or instructional site in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (field experience, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in North Carolina will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in North Carolina that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also file a complaint through the North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints via the contact information below.

North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints

c/o Terrence R. Scarborough

University of North Carolina General Administration

910 Raleigh Road

Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688

Phone: (919)962-4558

Email: studentcomplaint@northcarolina.edu

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Ohio

Davenport University has been granted an exemption from the Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents to deliver online programs to Ohio residents.  Davenport University does not maintain a “brick and mortar” presence in the state of Ohio.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Ohio will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Ohio that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools.

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Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education does not require purely 100% online distance education programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Oklahoma given that DU does not meet the physical presence requirements.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Oklahoma will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Oklahoma that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

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Oregon

Davenport University has been granted an exemption from the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission to deliver online programs to Oregon residents.  Davenport University does not maintain a physical presence, and does not conduct advertising or recruitment in the state of Oregon.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Oregon will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Oregon that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint through the Oregon Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Division.

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Pennsylvania

Davenport University has registered in Pennsylvania as an out-of-state distance education provider and has received a Confirmation of Registration to enroll residents in Pennsylvania in specific distance education programs.  Per the requirements of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Postsecondary & Adult Education, Davenport University is accredited to offer degrees at each specific level by an accrediting agency that is approved by the United States Department of Education or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Davenport University does not maintain a physical presence in the state of Pennsylvania.  Davenport University students residing in Pennsylvania that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. 

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 Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Office of Higher Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Rhode Island given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Rhode Island will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Rhode Island that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. 

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South Carolina

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in South Carolina given that we do not own, lease, rent, or license a physical space or instructional/administrative site in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (field experience, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in South Carolina will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in South Carolina that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also file a complaint through the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education via the contact information below.

Residents of South Carolina may access a complaint form through the web site of the Commission at: http://www.che.sc.gov/CHE_Docs/AcademicAffairs/License/Complaint_procedures_and_form.pdf 

The form must be completed, signed, and notarized. It may be submitted with the required documentation to reshleman@che.sc.gov or sent to Postsecondary Institution Licensing, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 1122 Lady Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201.

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South Dakota

The South Dakota Secretary of State Office does not regulate distance and online education.  Davenport University has received confirmation that we are not required to seek authorization to provide postsecondary education in the state of South Dakota as we do not have a physical location within the state.  Davenport University students residing in South Dakota that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also contact the South Dakota Attorney General’s to file a complaint with their office at 1302 E. Highway 14, Suite 1, Pierre, SD 57501-8501 or via phone at 605-773-3215.  

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Tennessee

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Tennessee given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Tennessee will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Tennessee that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. 

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 Texas

 Davenport University is not required to seek authorization from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to deliver online programs to Texas residents.  Davenport University is accredited to offer degrees at a specific level by an accrediting agency recognized by the Coordinating Board and does not maintain a physical presence in the state of Texas.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Texas will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Texas that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. 

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Utah

The Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Consumer Protection has granted Davenport University a continuous exemption from registering with the Division, as long as we maintain our current accreditation status.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Utah will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Utah that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Consumer Protection. 

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Vermont

The Vermont State Board of Education does not require authorization for online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Vermont given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  Davenport University students residing in Vermont that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Vermont State Board of Education.

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Virginia

Davenport University may offer all online programs to Virginia residents. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) does not mandate that Davenport pursue authorization to enroll Virginia residents. Davenport University students residing in Virginia that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here. The student may also click here to find how to file a complaint to the appropriate state agency in Virginia.

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Washington

Davenport University has received confirmation that authorization by the Washington Student Achievement Council is not required to deliver online programs to Washington residents.  Davenport University does not have a physical presence in the state and does not directly advertise to or recruit students within the state of Washington.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Washington will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Washington that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Washington Student Achievement Council.  

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