NSU's Approval Status for the state of Maryland

Online Programs: All eNSU degree programs are authorized.

Northwestern State University is authorized to enroll students from this state because the university participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).

NC-SARA:  National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

(Pre-SARA Participation) Supporting Documentation:

8/14/2012:  NSU's letter of inquiry to the Maryland Higher Education Commission
9/21/12:  Response from the Maryland Higher Education Commission
4/4/14:  Mailed NSU's Registration Notification
5/13/14:  NSU's follow-up email to the Maryland Higher Education Commission
5/19/14:  MHEC's response (showing that registration is not required in Maryland)

Helpful Hints:

1.) For more information, go to the Maryland Higher Education Commission website.

2.) The contact for State Authorizations in Maryland is Dr. Tonja L. Ringgold, Assistant Secretary, Maryland Higher Education Commission, tringgold@mhec.state.md.us (410) 767-3312.