State Authorization Information

As an institution of higher learning that has students throughout the United States, Apollos University is required to adhere to the laws of the states in which our students reside.  This includes having authorization to operate in these states based upon the activities Apollos conducts in each state.  Apollos is not required to obtain state authorization to all 50 states or to all of the territories of the United States.  The following is a complete list of states and territories and the authorization status Apollos currently has with each. 

State Authorization Summary

STATES
State (Status A = Approved, E = Exempt, I = In-process, N = Not accepting Applicants)

Alabama (N) Apollos does not currently accept applicants from the State of Alabama.
Alaska (E) Apollos is exempt from authorization under AS 14.48 as an online distance delivered program and does not have a physical presence in the state.
Arizona (E) Apollos does not have a physical presence in Arizona and is exempt from authorization as an online distance delivered program.
Arkansas (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Arkansas Board of Private Career Education.  
California (E) Apollos is not required to be licensed by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education since the institution has no physical presence in California.
Colorado (E)  Apollos activities do not constitute physical presence within Colorado; therefore, Colorado approval is not required for Apollos to offer online degree programs. 
Connecticut (E) Apollos is not required to be licensed by the Connecticut Department of Higher Education since the it does not have a physical presence in Connecticut. 
Delaware (E) Apollos does not have a physical presence, nor is it incorporated in Delaware; therefore, Delaware Department of Education approval is not required.
Florida (E) Apollos is not required to be licensed with the Florida Commission for Independent Education (Commission) since the it is not physically located in Florida and Apollos faculty residing in Florida do not have face-to-face contact with students.
Georgia (E) Apollos does not participate in any of the activities which would require it to be authorized by the State of Georgia’s Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC).
Hawaii (E) The State of Hawaii does not endorse, license, approve, or register post-secondary educational institutions.
Idaho (E) Apollos is not required to register in Idaho, since it is an online (e-learning) university that is not located in the state of Idaho. 
Illinois (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Indiana (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education. 
Iowa (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. 
Kansas (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Kansas Board of Regents. 
Kentucky (N) Apollos does not currently accept students from the state of Kentucky. 
Louisiana (E) Apollos is not required to register with the Louisiana Board of Regents, since it is an e-learning university and does not maintain physical facilities in the State of Louisiana. 
Maine (E) Apollos is exempt from State of Maine approval or authorization requirements to offer online instructional programming to citizens of Maine.  
Maryland (N) Apollos does not currently accept students from the state of Maryland. 
Massachusetts (E) Apollos is not required to seek licensure with the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to enroll residents of Massachusetts into online courses and programs.  However, Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. 
Michigan (E)  Apollos has no physical presence in the State of Michigan and therefore is not required to be licensed to provide online instruction to Michigan residents. 
Minnesota (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. 
Mississippi (E) Apollos programs are offered online and are not regulated by the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation.  Apollos is in the process of applying for registration with the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School & College Registration.
Missouri (E) Apollos does not have a physical presence in the State of Missouri and, therefore, is not required to be licensed by the Missouri Department of Higher Education.
Montana (A) Apollos University is incorporated and approved as a private institution by the State of Montana.  Apollos has the necessary authorization from the Board of Regents to offer post-secondary degree programs in the State of Montana. 
Nebraska (E) Apollos has no physical presence in Nebraska and is not required to seek authorization to offer e-learning programs.
Nevada (E) Apollos is not required to be licensed in Nevada by the Commission on Postsecondary Education due to lack of physical presence.  However, Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education to recruit students in the State of Nevada. 
New Hampshire (E) Apollos teaches all programs in an e-learning method which does not require authorization in the state of New Hampshire.
New Jersey (E/I) Apollos meets the new N.J.S.A. 18A:3-15.3 regulation which includes all out-of-state institutions that have received accreditation from bodies recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or U.S. Department of Education as a duly authorized institution of higher education. Additionally, Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the State of New Jersey regarding authorization. 
New Mexico (E) Apollos is not required to register in the State of New Mexico since the institution offers e-learning programs and does not require an internship/externship.
New York (E) Apollos has no physical presence in New York and is not required to seek approval.
North Carolina (E) Apollos’ activities within North Carolina do not require licensure by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina.
North Dakota (I) Apollos submitted an exemption request to the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education.
Ohio (E/I) Apollos is exempt from the authorization of the Ohio Board of Regents. However, Apollos is seeking approval by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools to offer bachelor programs. 
Oklahoma (E) Apollos delivers its degree programs exclusively through the e-learning format and is therefore not required to be licensed by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. 
Oregon (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Oregon Office of Degree Authorization.
Pennsylvania (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Pennsylvania Office of Higher Education. 
Rhode Island (E) Apollos does not have a physical presence in the State of Rhode Island and is not required to be approved by the Rhode Island Office of Higher Education.
South Carolina (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.
South Dakota (E) The State of South Dakota does not approve out-of-state higher education institutions nor does the South Dakota Board of Regents supervise private institutions that deliver postsecondary degree programs or credit-bearing courses in South Dakota.
Tennessee (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to confirm that the University does not need to obtain authorization from the Commission.
Texas (E) Apollos has no physical presence in the State of Texas and is exempt from oversight of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Additionally, Apollos is accredited by DETC and DETC is recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  Apollos is excluded from the Texas Workforce Commission's licensing requirements for enrolling Texas residents. 
Utah (E) Apollos is exempt from registration by the Utah Division of Consumer Protection. 
Vermont (E) Apollos has no physical presence in the State of Vermont and only offers e-learning programs; therefore, Apollos is not required to be approved by the Vermont Department of Education or the State Board of Education. 
Virginia (E) Apollos can offer its degree programs via online distance learning to residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia. However, Apollos does not meet Virginia's definition of physical presence and is therefore ineligible for certification to operate in Virginia. Therefore, Virginia residents who study with Apollos do not benefit from protections available to students attending institutions that are certified by SCHEV (http://www.schev.edu/highered/pope/Students.asp). 
Washington (E) Apollos is not currently required to be authorized by the Higher Education Coordinating Board. Apollos has made inquiry into the state related to new regulatory language. 
West Virginia (E) Apollos does not meet the definition of physical presence in the State of West Virginia as defined in Series 20 Authorization of Degree Granting Institution.  Therefore, authorization to offer online degree programs to West Virginia citizens is not required.
Wisconsin (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the State of Wisconsin, Educational Approval Board. 
Wyoming (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the State of Wyoming, Department of Education.
  
US Territories
Territory (Status: A = Approved, E = Exempt, I = In-process, N = Not accepting Applicants)

American Samoa (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the territory. 
District of Columbia (E) Apollos is not required to be licensed by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission. 
Federated State of Micronesia (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the territory.
Guam (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the territory. 
North Marianas (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the territory. 
Puerto Rico (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the territory.
Virgin Islands (I) Apollos has sent a regulatory compliance inquiry to the Virgin Islands.