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State Authorizations

Colorado

The Colorado Department of Higher Education does not require purely online programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Colorado as long as DU does not maintain a physical presence in Colorado.  Davenport University students residing in Colorado that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also file a complaint with the Colorado Department of Higher Education by clicking here


Connecticut

The Connecticut Office of Higher Education does not require purely online programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Connecticut as long as DU does not maintain a physical presence in Connecticut.  Davenport University students residing in Connecticut that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Connecticut Office of Higher Education.

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Delaware

The Delaware Department of Education does not require purely 100% online distance education programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Delaware given that DU is not incorporated in Delaware and does not meet the physical presence requirements.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Delaware will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Delaware that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Delaware Department of Education.


Florida

The Florida Commission for Independent Education does not require purely 100% online distance education programs to be authorized.  Davenport University is exempt from authorization in Florida given that DU does not operate in the state or meet the criteria for having a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Florida will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Florida that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education.                                                                                                                              

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Hawaii

The Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program does not require authorization for online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Hawaii given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  Davenport University students residing in Hawaii that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP).


Idaho

The Idaho State Board of Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Idaho given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Idaho will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Idaho that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Idaho State Board of Education.

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Maryland 

Davenport University is pursuing authorization to offer online courses to residents in the state of Maryland.  
Maryland residents may make complaints about the institution through the Davenport complaint process or by contacting:

Maryland Higher Education Commission
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401-3013  

Maryland Higher Education Student Grievance procedure | form 

Other Resources: 

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 Street Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202  

Maryland Consumer Protection
   Hotline: (410) 528-8662
   E-mail:  consumer@oag.state.md.us 
   File a complaint online
   File a complaint via standard mail 

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Nebraska

The Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Nebraska given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Nebraska will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Nebraska that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education.

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New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Department of Education (HEC) does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in New Hampshire given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in New Hampshire will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in New Hampshire that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Education. 


Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Office of Higher Education does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Rhode Island given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Rhode Island will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Rhode Island that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. 

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Tennessee

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission does not require authorization for purely 100% online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Tennessee given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  All DU programs must be completed fully online.  If the program has an “on-the-ground” component (internship, clinical, practicum, etc.) students in Tennessee will be given an alternative virtual experience.  Davenport University students residing in Tennessee that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. 


Vermont

The Vermont State Board of Education does not require authorization for online distance education programs.  Davenport University is not required to seek authorization in Vermont given that we do not have a physical presence in the state.  Davenport University students residing in Vermont that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here.  The student may also click here to file a complaint to the Vermont State Board of Education.

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Virginia

Davenport University may offer all online programs to Virginia residents. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) does not mandate that Davenport pursue authorization to enroll Virginia residents. Davenport University students residing in Virginia that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process here. The student may also click here to find how to file a complaint to the appropriate state agency in Virginia.

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