Huntington University of Health Sciences (HUHS) is a private for-profit institution located in Knoxville, Tennessee and authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. HUHS seeks authorization or exemption, as applicable, in U.S. states and territories in compliance with federal and state regulations that govern the offering of online programs. HUHS is in a continuous process to monitor regulations in states and territories in which it offers programs and courses. Regulations vary by state. Please review regulatory information and professional licensing requirements in your state of residence.

Huntington University of Health Sciences is also a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and is operating in member states under the terms of SARA. For a list of SARA states and institutions, please visit http://nc-sara.org/sara-states-institutions.

For specific information regarding state authorization contact:

*Updated 5/31/18


ALABAMA

HUHS is operating in Alabama under the terms of SARA.

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
PO Box 302000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
www.ache.state.al.us


ALASKA

HUHS is operating in Alaska under the terms of SARA.

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
P. O. Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811
http://acpe.alaska.gov/


ARIZONA

HUHS is operating in Arizona under the terms of SARA.

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1740 W. Adams
Phoenix, AZ 85007
http://www.azppse.gov


ARKANSAS

HUHS is operating in Arkansas under the terms of SARA.

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
http://www.adhe.edu/Pages/home.aspx


CALIFORNIA

HUHS is not required to be licensed by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education since the institution has no physical presence in California

Letter from the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
PO Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
http://www.bppe.ca.gov/


COLORADO

HUHS is operating in Colorado under the terms of SARA.

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1600 Broadway
Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/DegreeAuth/


CONNECTICUT

HUHS is not required to be licensed by the Connecticut Department of Higher Education since the institution does not have a physical presence in Connecticut. Letter from the State of Connecticut.

Office of Higher Education
450 Columbus Boulevard
Suite 510
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
http://www.ctdhe.org/


DELAWARE

HUHS is not required to be licensed by the Delaware Department of Higher Education since the institution does not have a physical presence in Delaware.

Delaware Department of Education
The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639
https://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/226


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

HUHS is not required to be licensed by the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education.

District of Columbia
Office of the State Superintendent of Education

1050 First Street N.E
Washington, D.C. 20002
www.osse.dc.gov


FLORIDA

HUHS is not required to be licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education (Commission) since the institution is not physically located in Florida and instructors do not have face-to-face contact with students.

Florida Department of Education

Turlington Building, Suite 1514
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
www.fldoe.org


GEORGIA

HUHS is operating in Georgia under the terms of SARA.

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
www.gnpec.org


HAWAII

Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program
Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 541
Honolulu, HI 96809
http://cca.hawaii.gov/hpeap/


IDAHO

HUHS is operating in Idaho under the terms of SARA.

Idaho State Board of Education
(Idaho) Office of the State Board of Education (Private Colleges & Proprietary Schools)
650 W State Street, 3rd Floor
Boise, ID 83720-0037
www.boardofed.idaho.gov


ILLINOIS

HUHS is operating in Illinois under the terms of SARA.

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
https://www.ibhe.org/


INDIANA

HUHS is operating in Indiana under the terms of SARA.

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education/The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 W Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
(317) 464-4400 Ext. 138
(317) 464-4400 Ext. 141
www.in.gov/bpe/


IOWA

HUHS is operating in Iowa under the terms of SARA.

Iowa Department of Education
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
https://educateiowa.gov/


KANSAS

HUHS is operating in Kansas under the terms of SARA.

Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612
www.kansasregents.org


KENTUCKY

Since HUHS does not engage in any of the “operating or soliciting” activities listed in the licensing regulation 13 KAR 1:020 Section 1(9)(a)-(e), licensure is not required at this time.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Director of Postsecondary Licensing
Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY  40601
www.cpe.ky.gov


LOUISIANA

HUHS is operating in Louisiana under the terms of SARA.

Louisiana Board of Regents
1201 N 3rd Street, Suite 6-200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
www.regents.state.la.us


MAINE

HUHS is operating in Maine under the terms of SARA.

Maine Department of Education, Office of Higher Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
www.maine.gov/education/highered/DegGrantAuth.htm

Letter from Maine


MARYLAND

HUHS is operating in Maryland under the terms of SARA.

Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
http://www.mhec.state.md.us/

Maryland State Refund Policy
The Maryland State Refund Policy applies when students who are residents of Maryland drop or are administratively dropped from a course or the institution.

Tuition Due Student:
Proportion of Total Course, Program, or Term Completed as of Tuition Refund Date of Withdrawal or Termination

Less than 10%– 90% Refund

10% up to but not including 20%– 80% Refund

20% up to but not including 30% — 60% Refund

30% up to but not including 40% — 40% Refund

40% up to but not including 60% — 20% Refund

More than 60% — No Refund


MASSACHUSETTS

HUHS is operating in Massachusetts under the terms of SARA.

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Alex Nally – Sara Coordinator
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108
(617)994-6910
http://www.mass.edu


MICHIGAN

HUHS is operating in Michigan under the terms of SARA.

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Licensing Division
PO Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909
https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-61343_35414_60647_2739—,00.html


MINNESOTA

HUHS is operating in Minnesota under the terms of SARA.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108
http://www.ohe.state.mn.us


MISSISSIPPI

HUHS is operating in Mississippi under the terms of SARA.

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
http://www.mississippi.edu/mcca/sara.asp


MISSOURI

HUHS is operating in Missouri under the terms of SARA.

Missouri Department of Higher Education
205 Jefferson Street
PO Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469
https://dhe.mo.gov/DistanceEducation.php


MONTANA

HUHS is operating in Montana under the terms of SARA.

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
560 N. Park Ave
PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201
http://mus.edu


NEBRASKA

HUHS is operating in Nebraska under the terms of SARA.

Private Postsecondary Career Schools
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
http://www.education.ne.gov/PPCS/


NEVADA

HUHS is operating in Nevada under the terms of SARA.

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
8778 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 115
Las Vegas, NV 89123
http://cpe.nv.gov/


NEW HAMPSHIRE

HUHS is operating in New Hampshire under the terms of SARA.

New Hampshire Department of Education
Post Secondary Education Commission
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
https://www.education.nh.gov/highered/sara.htm


NEW JERSEY

HUHS is operating in New Jersey under the terms of SARA.

Office of the Secretary of Higher Education
1 John Fitch Plaza, 10th Floor
PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/SARA.shtml


NEW MEXICO

HUHS is operating in New Mexico under the terms of SARA.

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4
Santa Fe, NM  87505
http://www.hed.state.nm.us


NEW YORK

HUHS is operating in New York under the terms of SARA.

New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12234
http://www.nysed.gov/higher-ed-authorization


NORTH CAROLINA

HUHS’s activities within North Carolina do not require licensure by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina.

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors
910 Raleigh Road
PO Box 2688
Chapel Hill, NC  27514
http://www.northcarolina.edu/


NORTH DAKOTA

HUHS is operating in North Dakota under the terms of SARA.

North Dakota University System
10th Floor, State Capitol
600 East Boulevard Ave, Dept 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
https://www.ndus.edu/system/state-authorization/


OHIO

HUHS is operating in Ohio under the terms of SARA.

Ohio Board of Regents
25 S Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
https://www.ohiohighered.org/


OKLAHOMA

HUHS is operating in Oklahoma under the terms of SARA.

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
http://okhighered.org/state-system


OREGON

HUHS is operating in Oregon under the terms of SARA.

Higher Education Coordinating Commission
255 Capitol Street NE, 3rd Floor
Salem, OR 97310
http://www.oregon.gov/HigherEd/Pages/index.aspx


PENNSYLVANIA

HUHS is approved to offer distance education or conduct other activities in Pennsylvania.
HCHS Program Approval Confirmation – Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
http://www.education.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx


Puerto Rico

HUHS is operating in Puerto Rico under the terms of SARA.

Puerto Rico Council on Education
David Baez Davilla – Acting Director, Education Support Programs
PO Box 19900
San Juan, P.R. 00919-1900
(787) 641-7100 ext 2056
dbaez@ce.pr.gov


RHODE ISLAND  

HUHS is operating in Rhode Island under the terms of SARA.

Rhode Island Office of Higher Education
560 Jefferson Street
Providence, RI  02886
https://www.riopc.edu/


SOUTH CAROLINA

HUHS does not meet the definition of physical presence within the state of South Carolina, and is; therefore, exempt from State of South Carolina approval or authorization requirement to offer online distance education to the citizens/residents of South Carolina.

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
www.che.sc.gov


SOUTH DAKOTA

HUHS is operating in South Dakota under the terms of SARA.

South Dakota Board of Regents
306 E Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
http://www.sdbor.edu


TENNESSEE

Huntington University of Health Sciences is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Pkwy, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN  37243
http://www.tn.gov/thec//


TEXAS

HUHS is operating in Texas under the terms of SARA.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
PO Box 12788
Austin, TX  78711
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/


UTAH

HUHS is operating in Utah under the terms of SARA.

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
https://dcp.utah.gov/registrations/state-authorization.html


VERMONT

HUHS is operating in Vermont under the terms of SARA.

Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT  05641
http://www.education.vermont.gov/


VIRGINIA

HUHS is operating in Virginia under the terms of SARA.

State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV)
James Monroe Building
101 N 14th Street, 10th Floor
Richmond, VA  23219
www.schev.edu
*Please note: Virginia students may not be able to benefit from protections listed on the SCHEV website: http://www.schev.edu/highered/pope/students.asp


WASHINGTON

HUHS is operating in Washington under the terms of SARA.

Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way SW
Olympia, WA  98504
www.wsac.wa.gov


WEST VIRGINIA

HUHS is operating in West Virginia under the terms of SARA.

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Boulevard E, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
http://www.wvhepc.edu/inside-the-commission/special-initiatives/state-authorization-reciprocity-agreement-sara/


WISCONSIN

HUHS is operating in Wisconsin under the terms of SARA.

State of Wisconsin
Higher Educational Aids Board
PO Box 7885
Madison, WI 53707-7885
http://www.heab.state.wi.us/DLAB/


WYOMING

HUHS is operating in Wyoming under the terms of SARA.

Wyoming Department of Education
122 W. 25th St., Suite E200
Cheyenne, WY  82002
www.edu.wyoming.gov