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Davenport University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

A list of participating states and institutions can be found at National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

As of 10/01/2017: Participating SARA States/Territories are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pureto Rico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Note: New states are added regularly so please see the NC-SARA site for an updated list

Student Complaint Process:

Students residing in one of the above mentioned states that wish to make a complaint may do so through the DU complaint process

If an issue or complaint is not resolved at the institutional level, a student may choose to contact the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
 

For academic programs leading to licensure:

Participation in SARA has no effect on state professional licensing requirements. At this time, Davenport University has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state education requirements for licensure or certification. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to contact the appropriate licensing agency or Board in their state of residency prior to beginning a course of study, to understand the requirements as it applies to their specific situation. Davenport University is conducting state by state research and will provide updated information by program by state.

For students residing in non-SARA states:

DU is required to comply with each non-SARA states’ laws regarding distance education.  Please click on the state below to determine if DU has been granted approval to provide online programs in that state.

 

Alabama Georgia Maryland New Mexico South Dakota
Alaska Hawaii Massachusetts New York Tennessee  
Arizona Idaho Minnesota North Carolina Texas 
Arkansas Illinois Mississippi North Dakota Utah
California Indiana Missouri Ohio Vermont
Colorado Iowa Montana Oklahoma Virginia 
Connecticut Kansas Nebraska Oregon Virgin Islands
Delaware Kentucky Nevada Pennsylvania Washington
District of Columbia Louisiana New Hampshire Puerto Rico West Virginia
Florida Maine New Jersey Rhode Island Wisconsin
       South Carolina  Wyoming

 

 Alabama

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Alabama Board of Nursing:
https://www.abn.alabama.gov/nursing-programs/#tab-outofstate

Alaska

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

Alaska Board of Nursing:
https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/professionallicensing/boardofnursing.aspx

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development - Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing:
https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing.aspx

Arizona

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Arizona Board of Nursing:
https://www.azbn.gov/

Arkansas

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:
http://www.arsbn.org/licensing

https://www.arsbn.org/nursing-programs

California

Effective July 1, 2017 pursuant to California Education Code § 94801.5(b): Non-public higher education institutions that are degree granting, non-profit, and accredited are exempt and need not register with the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Davenport University students residing in California 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 Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

California Board of Registered Nursing:
https://www.rn.ca.gov/

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Colorado

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Colorado Board of Nursing:
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/Nursing

Connecticut

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Connecticut State Department of Public Health – Board of Examiners for Nursing:
http://www.portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Hearing-Office/Board-of-Examiners-for-Nursing/Board-of-Examiners-for-Nursing

Delaware

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Delaware Board of Nursing:
https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/

District of Columbia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

District of Columbia Health - Board of Nursing
https://dchealth.dc.gov/node/149382

Florida

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed   

Florida Board of Nursing:
http://floridasnursing.gov/licensing/                                                                                                    

Georgia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

Georgia Board of Nursing:
http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45

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Hawaii

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Hawaii Board of Nursing:
http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/nursing/

Idaho

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

State of Idaho Board of Nursing:
https://ibn.idaho.gov/IBNPortal/

Illinois

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation – Nurses:
https://www.idfpr.com/profs/Nursing.asp

Indiana

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Indiana State Board of Nursing:
https://www.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm

Iowa

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Iowa Board of Nursing:
https://nursing.iowa.gov/

Kansas

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Kansas Nursing Board:
https://ksbn.kansas.gov/

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Kentucky

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Kentucky Board of Nursing:
https://kbn.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Louisiana

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Louisiana State Board of Nursing:
https://www.lsbn.state.la.us/

Maine

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Maine State Board of Nursing:
http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/

Maryland

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

Maryland Board of Nursing:
http://www.mbon.org/Pages/default.aspx

Massachusetts

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing:
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-in-nursing

Minnesota

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Minnesota Board of Nursing:
https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/

Mississippi

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Mississippi Board of Nursing:
https://www.msbn.ms.gov/licensure/applications-and-forms

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Missouri

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Missouri Nursing Board:
http://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Montana

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Montana Department of Labor & Industry/Board of Nursing:
http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nur

Nebraska

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Nebraska Board of Nursing:
http://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Nurse-Licensing.aspx

Nevada

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed  

Nevada State Board of Nursing:
https://nevadanursingboard.org/

New Hampshire

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure and Certification Board of Nursing:
https://www.oplc.nh.gov/nursing/

New Jersey

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

New Jersey Board of Nursing:
https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/default.aspx

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New Mexico

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

New Mexico Board of Nursing:
http://nmbon.sks.com/

New York

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

New York State Office of the Professions – Nursing:
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/

North Carolina

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

North Carolina Board of Nursing:
https://www.ncbon.com/

North Dakota

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

North Dakota Board of Nursing:
https://www.ndbon.org/

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Ohio

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

The Ohio Board of Nursing
http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/

Oklahoma

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Oklahoma Board of Nursing:
https://nursing.ok.gov/

Oregon

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Oregon State Board of Nursing:
http://www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pages/index.aspx

Pennsylvania

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing:
http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Nursing/Pages/default.aspx

Puerto Rico

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Puerto Rico Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline (including Nursing):
http://www.salud.gov.pr/Pages/Home.aspx

Rhode Island

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Rhode Island Department of Health – Nursing:
http://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=231

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South Carolina

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed.

South Carolina Board of Nursing:
http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing/

South Dakota

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

South Dakota Board of Nursing:
https://doh.sd.gov/Boards/Nursing/nurseact.aspx 

 

Tennessee

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed 

Tennessee Department of Health – Board of Nursing:
https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/nursing-board/nursing-board/about.html

 Texas

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Texas Board of Nursing:
https://www.bon.texas.gov/

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Utah

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing – Nursing:
https://dopl.utah.gov/nur/index.html

Vermont

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Vermont Secretary of State Professional Regulation - Nursing:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/nursing.aspx

Virginia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Virginia Department of Health Professions – Board of Nursing:
https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Boards/Nursing/

Virgin Islands

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure:
https://www.ncsbn.org/Virgin%20Islands.htm

Washington

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Washington State Department of Health - Nurse Licensing:
https://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/NursingCommission/NurseLicensing

West Virginia

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

West Virginia RN Board:
https://wvrnboard.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx

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Wisconsin

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

State of Wisconsin - Department of Safety and Professional Services – Board of Nursing
https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Nursing/Default.aspx

Wyoming

NC-SARA member, all online programs are allowed

Wyoming State Board of Nursing:
https://nursing-online.state.wy.us/

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