State authorization

Pursuant to federal program integrity regulations, SCAD is engaged in the process of securing authorizations by the relevant higher education governing bodies based on its provision of SCAD eLearning to students in different state jurisdictions. SCAD is required to provide contact information for these state agencies for the benefit of current and prospective students and, while authorization has not yet been secured in all jurisdictions, SCAD nonetheless submits the following per applicable regulation:

  • Alabama Commission on Higher Education (100 North Union St., Montgomery, AL 36104; telephone number 334.242.1998).
  • Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (P.O. Box 110505, Juneau, AK 99811; telephone number 907.465.6741).
  • Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (1400 W. Washington St., Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007; telephone number 602.542.5709).
  • Arkansas Department of Higher Education (423 Main Street, Suite 400, Little Rock, AR 72201; telephone number 512.371.2000).
  • California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833; telephone number 916.431.6905).
  • Colorado Department of Higher Education (1560 Broadway, Suite 1600, Denver, CO 80202; telephone number 303.866.2723).
  • The Connecticut Office of Higher Education (61 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105; telephone number 860.947.1800).
  • Delaware Department of Education (The Townsend Building, 401 Federal St., Suite 2, Dover, DE 19901; telephone number 302.735.4000).
  • District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission (810 First St. NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002; telephone number 202.727.6436).
  • Florida Department of Education (325 West Gaines St., Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399; telephone number 850.245.3200).
  • The Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC) (2082 E. Exchange Pl., Suite 220, Tucker, GA 30084; telephone number 770.414.3300; www.gnpec.org). The Office of the Inspector General of Georgia is designated as the state agency responsible for receiving student complaints (2 Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr., SW, 1102 West Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334; telephone number 404.656.7924; oig.georgia.gov.
  • The Hawaii Post-secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP). (Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, 235 South Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone number 808.586.7327).\
  • Idaho State Board of Education (650 West State St., 3rd Floor, Boise, ID 83702; telephone number 208.334.2270).
  • Illinois Board of Higher Education (431 East Adams St., 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701; telephone number 217.782.2551).
  • Indiana Commission for Higher Education (101 West Ohio Street, Suite 550, Indianapolis, IN 46204; telephone number 317.464.4400).
  • Iowa College Student Aid Commission (430 East Grand Ave, 3rd Floor, Des Moines, IA 50309; telephone number 515.725.3400).
  • Kansas Board of Regents (1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612; telephone number 785.296.3421).
  • Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (1024 Capital Center Dr., Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601; telephone number 502.573.1555).
  • Louisiana Board of Regents (1201 N. Third St., Suite 6-200, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; telephone number 225.342.4253).
  • Maine Department of Education (23 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333; telephone number 207.624.6600).
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission (6 N. Liberty St., Baltimore, MD 21201; telephone number 410.767.3300). The university is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General of the Maryland Higher Education Commission. For information about the filing and resolution of student complaints, please see the university‚Äôs policies related to complaints and appeals, which may be found in the academic policies section of the catalog.
  • Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (One Ashburton Pl., Room 1401, Boston, MA 02108; telephone number 617.994.6950).
  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (P.O. Box 30004, Lansing, MI 48909; telephone number 517.373.1820).
  • The Savannah College of Art and Design is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108; telephone number 651.642.0567) pursuant to section 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
  • Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation. (3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211; telephone number 601.432.6198).
  • Missouri Department of Higher Education (205 Jefferson St., P.O. Box 1469, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469; telephone number 573.751.2361).
  • Montana University System (2500 E. Broadway St., Helena, MT 59620; telephone number 406.444.6570).
  • Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (140 North 8th St., Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508; telephone number 402.471.2847).
  • Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education (8778 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 115, Las Vegas, NV 89123; telephone number 702.486.7330).
  • New Hampshire Department of Education (101 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301; telephone number 603.271.3494).
  • New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education (20 W. State St., 4th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08625; telephone number 609.292.4310).
  • New Mexico Higher Education Department (2048 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, NM 87505 (telephone number 505.476.8400).
  • Office of College and University Evaluation, New York State Education Department (89 Washington Avenue, Room 969 EBA, Albany, NY 12234; telephone number 518.474.1551).
  • The University of North Carolina General Administration (910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514; telephone number 919.962.1000).
  • North Dakota University System (10th Floor, State Capitol, 600 East Boulevard Ave, Dept. 215, Bismarck, ND 58505; telephone number 701.328.2960).
  • Ohio Board of Regents (25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215; telephone number 614.466.6000).
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (655 Research Pkwy., Suite 200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104; telephone number 405.225.9100).
  • Oregon Office of Degree Authorization (1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401; telephone number 541.687.7400).
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education (333 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17126; telephone number 717. 783.6788).
  • Consejo de Educacion de Puerto Rico (Ave. Ponce de Leon 268, Edificio Hato Rey Center Piso 15, Hato Rey, PR 00918; telephone number 787.641.7100
  • Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education (The Shepard Building, 80 Washington St., Suite 524, Providence, RI 02903; telephone number 401.456.6000).
  • South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (1122 Lady Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC, 29201; telephone number 803.737.2260).
  • South Dakota Secretary of State (Capitol Building, 500 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 204, Pierre, SD 57501; telephone number 605.773.3537).
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission, (404 James Robertson Pkwy., Suite 1900, Nashville, TN 37243; telephone number 615.741.3605).
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Division of Academic Affairs and Research (1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752; telephone number 512.427.6101).
  • Utah Division of Consumer Protection. (160 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; telephone number 801.530.6601).
  • Vermont State Board of Education (219 North Main Street, Suite 402, Barre, VT 05641; telephone number 802.479.1030).
  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North Fourteenth St., 10th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219; telephone number 804.225.2600).
  • The Savannah College of Art and Design 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 the Savannah College of Art and Design to offer field placements within the following degree programs: Master of Arts in Teaching, Arts and Master of Arts in Teaching, Drama. Authorization by the HECB does not carry with it an endorsement by the board 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 WSAC at 917 Lakeridge Way SW, Olympia, WA 98502; telephone number 360.753.7800
  • West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission/ (1018 Kanawha Blvd., East, Suite 700, Charleston, WV 25301; telephone number 304.558.2101).
  • Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (201 W. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor, Madison, WI 53703; telephone number 608.266.1996).
  • Wyoming Department of Education (Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor, 2300 Capitol Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002; telephone number 307.777.7690).