State Authorization Status
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Key

State authorization is currently being determined
Distance education activities are allowed in this state
Some distance education activities are allowed in this state
EWU will not serve students in this state

Alaska


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Alabama


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Arkansas


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Arizona


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


California


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU is not operating under the jurisdiction of the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education


Grievance Contact

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
ATTN: Enforcement Unit
2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Ste. 400
Sacramento, CA 95833



Colorado


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Connecticut


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU is registered with the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education

Grievance Contact

Connecticut Department of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2326
info@ctdhe.org

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
165 Capitol Avenue
Room 110
Hartford, CT 06106
trade.practices@ct.gov
http://www.ct.gov/dcp/site/default.asp
Consumer Complaint Hotline: (800) 842-2649


District of Columbia


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Delaware


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

Field placements, internships, practicums, student teaching etc. intended for the convenience of the student are allowed. Course offerings, programs, and degrees are not allowed at this time.

Grievance Contact

Delaware Department of Higher Education
401 Federal St. Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901


Florida


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU students located in the state of Florida are authorized to take 100% distance education courses and programs. Experiential field experiences are authorized unless they are related to a licensed medical profession (e.g. medical clerkships).

Grievance Contact

Florida Commission on Independent Education
325 W. Gaines Street
Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Commissioner@fldoe.org
http://www.fldoe.org/cie/complaint.asp


Georgia


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Hawaii


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection
235 South Beretania Street, RM 801
Honolulu, HI 96813


Iowa


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




Idaho


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Illinois


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504





Indiana


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Kansas


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Kentucky


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU students located in the state of Kentucky are authorized to take 100% distance courses and programs.

Field placements, internships, clinical placements and other experiential learning experiences are not permitted.


Grievance Contact

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr. #320
Frankfort, KY 40601-7512

Kentucky Board of Proprietary Education
911 Leawood Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601-3319
http://kpi.ky.gov/Form%20Library/Complaint%20Form.pdf


Louisiana


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Massachusetts


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU students located in the state of Massachusetts are authorized to take 100% distance education courses and programs. Field placements, internships, clinical placements, and other experiential learning experiences, are also authorized at this time. The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education is currently in the process of updating its regulations and these policies are subject to change.

Grievance Contact

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place
Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108
http://www.mass.edu/forstudents/complaints/complaintprocess.asp


Maryland


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




Maine


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504






Michigan


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Minnesota


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Missouri


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Mississippi


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Montana


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


North Carolina


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


North Dakota


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Nebraska


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


New Hampshire


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




New Jersey


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

Online and courses offered at a distance are approved in this state. Field placements, internships, externships, clinicals, practicums, and performances are approved in this state as long as the student-supervisor relationship is conducted on a one-to-one basis (e.g. no group review sessions or other group activities).

Grievance Contact

New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education
20 West State Street, 4th Floor
PO BOX 542
Trenton, NJ 08625



New Mexico


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Nevada


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



New York


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU is not operating under the jurisdiction of the New York Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

Grievance Contact

New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, EBA 560
Albany, NY 12234

New York Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision
New York State Education Department
99 Washington Avenue, Room 1613 OCP
Albany, NY 12234

New York State Department of State
Division of Consumer Protection
Consumer Assistance Unit
5 Empire State Plaza - Suite 2101
Albany, NY 12223-1556


Ohio


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Oklahoma


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504





Oregon


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Pennsylvania


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

Online and courses offered at a distance are approved in this state. Field placements, internships, externships, clinicals, practicums and performances are approved in this state. Local advertising and recruiting events are not authorized.

Proctor exams are prohibited.

Grievance Contact

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333




Rhode Island


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




South Carolina


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


South Dakota


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




Tennessee


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Texas


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




Utah


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU is authorized by the State of Utah Department of Commerce to engage in distance education activities in the state of Utah.

Grievance Contact

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
consumerprotection@utah.gov
http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/complaints/index.html


Virginia


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Vermont


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504




Washington


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504



Wisconsin


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Notes

EWU is exempt from the oversight of the Wisconsin Education Approval Board

Grievance Contact

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
201 W. Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53703




West Virginia


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504


Wyoming


Authorized:

Distance education activities are allowed in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO BOX 43430
Olympia, WA 98504