State Regulatory Inform

Northcentral University is formally licensed, registered or authorized in the following states:

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
P.O. Box 3020000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
(334) 242-1988

Alabama Community College System
P.O. Box 302130
Montgomery, AL 36130-2130
(234) 293-4651

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education 1400 W. Washington, Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-5709

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-2060

Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board certification does not constitute an endorsement of any institution, course or degree program. Such certification merely indicates that certain minimum standards have been met under the rules and regulations of institutional certification as defined in Arkansas Code §6-61-301.

Transfer of Course/Degree Credit to Other Institutions
The student should be aware that these degree programs may not transfer. The transfer of course/degree credit is determined by the receiving institution.

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA. 95833
(916) 431-6943
2017 Annual Report

Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
Northcentral University is authorized by the Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
430 E. Grand Ave. 3rd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
(877) 2724456

Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
(785) 296-3421

Louisiana Board of Regents
P.O. Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3677
(225) 342-4253

Maryland Higher Education Commission
Northcentral University is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission as an out-of-state online educational institution for all programs except for Marriage and Family Therapy and MEd- PK-12 Principal Leadership, which are approved programs. The college catalog outlines the process for filing and resolution of student complaints. In addition, Northcentral University is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General of the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission can be contacted at:

Maryland Higher Education Commission

6 North Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone 410-767-3301

Complaints should be directed to:

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
888-743-0823 (toll free)

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
(651) 642-0533

Northcentral University is registered with the office pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Montana Board of Regents
2500 Broadway
Helena, MT 59620-3201
(406) 444-6570

Northcentral University is authorized to offer post-secondary degree programs in the State of Montana.

North Carolina
University of North Carolina
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 962-4558

Northcentral University is in the process of seeking approval from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors for the following programs: Master of Art and Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy, and the MED PK-12 Principal Leadership specialization. All other programs are exempt from licensure due to lack of physical presence.

NCU’s tuition guaranty bond is on file with the Board of Governors and may be viewed by contacting the Legal Affairs department at Northcentral University via email at

Ohio Board of Regents
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-6000

The following degree programs are authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents: Master of Art in Marriage and Family Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy; Doctorate of Marriage and Family Therapy; Master of Education PK-12 Principal Leadership specialization.

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
775 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 373-0003

Pennsylvania Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
(717) 783-8228

Northcentral University has registered in Pennsylvania as an out-of-state distance education provider.

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 30 South, Second Floor
Box 146704
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6704
(801) 530-6601
Northcentral University has met the requirements of Utah Code Ann. 13-34a-204 to be a registered postsecondary school required under 34 C.F.R. 600-9.

Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way SW
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
(360) 753-7800

Northcentral University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Northcentral University to offer field placement components for specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-2101

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
201 West Washington, 3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53708-8696
(608) 266-1996

Wyoming Department of Education Private School Licensing
2300 Capitol Avenue, 2nd Floor Hathaway
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
(307) 777-7670

Northcentral University is exempt from licensure in the following states:

North Dakota

Northcentral University is not regulated in Texas by the Texas Workforce Commission under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.