Online programs State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)

New Mexico Highlands University is approved to offer educational programs in almost every state and territory in the United States through participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA.)

SARA requires participating colleges and universities to adhere to rigorous standards in offering online education.  NMHU’s participation is governed by the New Mexico Higher Education Department and the Western Interstate Cooperative for Higher Education (WICHE.)

Please Note:  NMHU cannot guarantee that degree programs or courses will satisfy requirements for professional licensure outside the State of New Mexico.  If you intend to apply for a professional license outside New Mexico, please contact the licensing authority in that state to verify whether your selected program of study will satisfy licensure requirements.

New Mexico Highlands is approved to offer online programs in the following states:

Alabama http://ache.edu/

Alaska https://acpesecure.alaska.gov/

Arizona http://azsara.arizona.edu/

Arkansas https://www.adhe.edu/

California https://www.bppe.ca.gov/

Colorado https://highered.colorado.gov/default.html

Connecticut http://www.ctohe.org/

Delaware https://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/226

Florida http://www.fldoe.org/

Georgia https://gnpec.georgia.gov/

Hawaii http://cca.hawaii.gov/hpeap/

Idaho https://boardofed.idaho.gov/

Illinois http://www.ibhe.org/

Indiana https://www.in.gov/che/

Iowa https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/

Kansas https://www.kansasregents.org/

Kentucky https://educationcabinet.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Louisana https://regents.la.gov/students-parents/

Maine https://www.maine.gov/portal/education/colleges.html

Maryland https://mhec.state.md.us/Pages/default.aspx

Massachussets https://www.mass.edu/home.asp

Michigan https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_61343_35395_35396—,00.html

Minnesota http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=1078

Mississippi http://www.mississippi.edu/mcca/

Missouri https://dhe.mo.gov/

Montana https://mus.edu/

Nebraska https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/

Nevada https://nshe.nevada.edu/

New Hampshire https://www.education.nh.gov/highered/index.htm

New Jersey https://www.nj.gov/highereducation/colleges/schools_alfa.shtml

New Mexico https://hed.state.nm.us/students-parents/student-complaints

New York http://www.highered.nysed.gov/

North Carolina http://www.northcarolina.edu

North Dakota https://ndus.edu/

Ohio https://www.ohiohighered.org/board

Oklahoma https://www.okhighered.org/index.shtml

Oregon https://www.oregon.gov/HigherEd/Pages/index.aspx

Pennsylvania https://www.education.pa.gov/Postsecondary-Adult/Pages/default.aspx

Puerto Rico http://www.agencias.pr.gov/agencias/cepr/inicio/DocumentosCEPR/Documents/SARA/SARA_Complaint_Process.pdf

Rhode Island https://www.riopc.edu/

South Carolina https://www.che.sc.gov/HOME.aspx

South Dakota https://www.sdbor.edu/Pages/default.aspx

Tennessee https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/thec.html

Texas http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/

Utah https://higheredutah.org/

Vermont https://education.vermont.gov/

Virginia https://www.schev.edu/home

Washington https://www.wsac.wa.gov/

Washington, D.C. https://osse.dc.gov/

West Virginia http://www.wvhepc.edu/

Wisconsin http://www.heab.state.wi.us/DLAB/faq.html

Wyoming https://communitycolleges.wy.edu/sara/