NC-SARA Institution Directory

Select a State from the drop down list below to view participating SARA institutions in that state.

Regional Compacts Map

State Portal Entity Contact

Patricia Nickell-Zimmerman

Institutional Authorization Coordinator
907.465.6471

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-0505
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Heather Delange

Director - Office of Private Postsecondary Education
303.862.3005

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Sean Seepersad, PhD

Division Director of Academic Affairs
806.947.1837

CT Office of Higher Education
450 Columbus Blvd, Ste 707
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Emily Bjornberg

Senior Consultant
860.947.1824

CT Office of Higher Education
450 Columbus Blvd, Ste 707
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Nick A. Buono

Education Specialist - Delaware Office of Higher Ed
302.735.4193

Delaware Department of Education
401 Federal St, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Angela H. Lee

Executive Director - Higher Education Licensure Commission Postsecondary Education
202.724.2095

Office of the State Superintendent of Education
1050 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
United States

Florida

Institutions

Because of certain concerns, this institution has been approved by its state for provisional participation in SARA (see Section 3.2 of the NC-SARA Manual). Please contact the state's SARA portal entity for additional information.

State Portal Entity Contact

Karl Washington

Director
850.245.3242

Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Room 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Sonia Browning

Administrative Assistant II
850.245.3210

Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Room 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399
United States

Georgia

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Adam Hawk

GA-SARA Coordinator
770.414.3310

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC)
2082 E Exchange Pl, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Patricia "Pat" Neri

Program Manager
770.414.3235

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC)
2082 E Exchange Pl, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Bobbi Lum-Mew

Program Administrator
808.586.7327

Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP) Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
PO Box 541
Honolulu, HI 96809
United States

Illinois

Institutions

Because of certain concerns, this institution has been approved by its state for provisional participation in SARA (see Section 3.2 of the NC-SARA Manual). Please contact the state's SARA portal entity for additional information.

State Portal Entity Contact

Nkechi Onwuameze, PhD

Assistant Director for Academic Affairs - Illinois SARA Coordinator
217.557.7382

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Ross Miller

Director of State Authorization and Reciprocity
317.232.1033

Indiana Commission for Higher Education / Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 W Ohio St, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Lisa Pundt

Compliance Officer
515.725.3426

Iowa College Aid
475 SW 5th Street, Suite D
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Jennifer Armour

Associate Director Academic Affairs
785.430.4288

Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Sarah Levy

Executive Director, Postsecondary Licensing
502.573.1555

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr, Ste 320
Frankfort, KY 40601
United States

Massachusetts

Institutions

Because of certain concerns, this institution has been approved by its state for provisional participation in SARA (see Section 3.2 of the NC-SARA Manual). Please contact the state's SARA portal entity for additional information.

State Portal Entity Contact

Michigan

Institutions

Because of certain concerns, this institution has been approved by its state for provisional participation in SARA (see Section 3.2 of the NC-SARA Manual). Please contact the state's SARA portal entity for additional information.

State Portal Entity Contact

James R. Farhat

Departmental Specialist
517.256.8670

Employment & Training, Postsecondary Schools Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
201 N Washington Sq, 3rd Fl
Lansing, MI 48913
United States

Minnesota

Institutions

Because of certain concerns, this institution has been approved by its state for provisional participation in SARA (see Section 3.2 of the NC-SARA Manual). Please contact the state's SARA portal entity for additional information.

State Portal Entity Contact

Betsy Talbot

651.259.3965

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Dr, Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Kate McCartan

Institutional Monitoring Specialist
651.259.3912

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Dr, Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Missouri

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Leroy Wade

Deputy Commissioner
573.751.2361

Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development
PO Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Renée Davis

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Student Affairs, Nevada System of Higher Education
775.784.3447

Nevada System of Higher Education
2601 Enterprise Rd
Reno, NV 89512
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Steve Appleby

Director, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education
603.271.2408

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant St
Concord, NH 03301-3494
United States

Institution Inquiries

State Portal Entity Contact

Eric Taylor, Esq.

Director, Office of Licensure
609.984.3738

New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education
20 W State St, 4th Fl - PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States

New York

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Emily Sutherland

Supervisor of Higher Education Programs
518.474.1551

New York State Education Department
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234
United States

North Carolina

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Terrence R. Scarborough, M.P.A.

Director of SARA North Carolina
919.248.4660

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
PO Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
United States

Ohio

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Matt Exline

Assistant Director of Program Approval Operations
617.728.3095

Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Kyle Foster

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
405.225.9163

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Pkwy, Ste 200 - PO Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Elizabeth Walker

Staff Assistant III
405.225.9154

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Pkwy, Ste 200 - PO Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
United States

Pennsylvania

Institutions

Because of certain concerns, this institution has been approved by its state for provisional participation in SARA (see Section 3.2 of the NC-SARA Manual). Please contact the state's SARA portal entity for additional information.

State Portal Entity Contact

Gina Wetten

Higher Education Associate II
717.265.7723

Division of Higher and Career Education
333 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17126
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Deanna Velletri

Specialist, Proprietary Schools
401.736.1118

RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
560 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick, RI 02886-1304
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Peggy Simons

Program Coordinator
803.737.3476

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Stacey Price

Program Coordinator
803.737.7781

South Carolina Commission in Higher Education
1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

Tennessee

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Julie Woodruff

Assistant Executive Director and Lead Attorney for DPSA
615.253.8857

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Pkwy, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243
United States

Texas

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

U.S. Virgin Islands

Institutions

State Portal Entity Contact

Camille McKayle

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
340.693.1200

University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay
St Thomas, VI 00802
United States

State Portal Entity Contact

Cynthia "Cyd" Grua

Office of the Commissioner for Higher Education
801.321.7152

Utah System of Higher Education - Board of Regents Building, The Gateway
60 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
United States