Accreditation and State Authorization
The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
UC is committed to complying with all states’ regulations for its distance learning programs. For specific information regarding state authorization, approval, licensure or exemption, please email Stateaut@UCMAIL.UC.EDU.
Due to State regulations regarding the delivery of distance education to out-of-state residents, applications from students residing in Maryland and North Carolina may not be accepted by all UC programs. Please check with your program coordinator for more information.
This applies to Distance Learning programs ONLY. Students from these states who are interested in our on campus programs are encouraged to contact UC.
State Contact Information
Pursuant to the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Integrity Rules, the University of Cincinnati must provide to its students or prospective students the contact information for filing complaints with each state licensing entity and any other relevant agency that would handle the complaint.
Open the file below for the list of state agencies and contact information.