State Authorization Statements and Complaint Resolution
Some states require that universities authorized to operate in their state make public the following statements:
Maryland: Northeastern University has applied for registration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The application is currently pending.
Minnesota: Northeastern University is licensed with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Licensure does not mean that credits earned at the institution can be transferred to other institutions or that the quality of the educational programs would meet the standards of every student, educational institution or employer. Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul 55108.
North Carolina: Northeastern University has been evaluated by the University of North Carolina (910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill 27515, 919-962-4559) and is licensed to conduct higher education degree activity. The School's guaranty bond for unearned prepaid tuition is on file with the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and may be viewed by contacting the Regulatory Compliance Department at Northeastern University (360 Huntington Avenue, 30BV, Boston, MA 02115).
Washington: Northeastern 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 Northeastern University to offer 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. Box43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
Wisconsin: Northeastern University is authorized by the Wisconsin Educational Authorized Board, 201 West Washington Ave., 3rd Flr., Madison 53708, 608-266-1996.
Note: The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (1333 Main Street, Suite 200, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201, 803/737-2260) licenses Northeastern University to enroll students from South Carolina at Northeastern University’s Boston and Charlotte, North Carolina locations. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.