State authorization

Disclosures and policies

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 (114 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201; telephone number 501.371.2012). Prospective students interested in SCAD's eLearning bachelor's programs should note that SCAD is unable to accept residents of Arkansas into these programs at this time.
  • California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833; telephone number 916.431.6959).
  • State of Colorado Department of Higher Education (1560 Broadway, Suite 1600, Denver, CO 80202; telephone number 303.866.2723).
  • State of Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education (61 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105; telephone number 860.947.1822).
  • 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, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20002; telephone number 202.724.2095).
  • Florida Department of Education (325 West Gaines St., Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399; telephone number 850.245.3200).
  • The Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC) of the State of Georgia ( 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.
  • Hawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection (Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, 235 South Beretania St., Suite 801, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone number 808.587.3222).
  • Idaho State Board of Education (650 West State St., Suite 307, Boise, ID 83720; telephone number 208.332.1587).
  • Illinois Board of Higher Education (431 East Adams St., 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701; telephone number 217.782.2551).
  • Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education (302 W. Washington St., Room E201, Indianapolis, IN 46204; telephone number 317.232.1320).
  • Iowa College Student Aid Commission (200 10th St., Fourth Floor, Des Moines, IA 50309; telephone number 515.281.5204).
  • Kansas Board of Regents (1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612; telephone number 785.296.4917).
  • Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (1025 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).
  • State of 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 410.767.3268). 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’s 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 617.994.6922).
  • State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (611 W. Ottawa St., 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 Community College Board (3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211; telephone number 601.432.6185).
  • Missouri Department of Higher Education (205 Jefferson St., P.O. Box 1469, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469; telephone number 573.751.2361).
  • Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education (2500 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).
  • State of Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education (3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202, Las Vegas, NV 89120; telephone number 702.486.7330).
  • New Hampshire Higher Education Commission (101 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301; telephone number 800.339.9900).
  • New Jersey 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).
  • New York State Education Department, Office of College and University Evaluation (5 N. Mezzanine, Albany, NY 12234; telephone number 518.474.2593).
  • The University of North Carolina General Administration (910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514; telephone number 919.962.4558).
  • North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education (State Capitol 15th Floor, 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept. 270, Bismarck, ND 58505; telephone number 701.328.3180).
  • Ohio Board of Regents (30 E. Broad St., 36th Floor, 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 Student Assistance Commission, Office of Degree Authorization (1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401; telephone number 541.687.7478).
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education (333 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17126; telephone number 717.787.5041).
  • Rhode Island Office of Higher Education (The Shepard Building, 80 Washington St., Suite 524, Providence, RI 02903; telephone number 401.456.6010).
  • South Dakota Board of Regents (306 East Capitol Ave., Suite 200, Pierre, SD 57501; telephone number 605.773.3455).
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Division of Postsecondary School Authorization (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).
  • State of Utah Department of Commerce (160 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; telephone number 801.530.6601).
  • State of Vermont Department of Education (120 State St., Montpelier, VT 05620; telephone number 802.828.5402).
  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North Fourteenth St., Richmond, VA 23219; telephone number 804.225.2600).
  • The Savannah College of Art and Design is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) 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 HECB at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
  • West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission/Council for Community and Technical College Education (1018 Kanawha Blvd., East, Suite 700, Charleston, WV 25301; telephone number 304.558.2101).
  • State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (201 W. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor, Madison, WI 53708; telephone number 608.266.1996).
  • Wyoming Department of Education (Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor, 2300 Capitol Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002; telephone number 307.777.7673).