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State Authorizations


Texas Education Code 132 Requirements

Azusa Pacific University is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. Azusa Pacific University is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Individuals may contact WSCUC for additional information or to file complaints:

WASC Senior College and University Commission
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 748-9001
Fax: (510) 748-9797


Students should attempt to resolve any grievances they may have with their school first. Should attempts to resolve these problems with appropriate school officials fail, or should the student be dissatisfied with the final outcome of the college complaint process, then the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) can respond to a formal complaint. Students may contact the Higher Education Coordinating Commission at:

Higher Education Coordinating Commission
3225 25th St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
[email protected]

State Authorizations for Online Programs and Distance Learning

As Azusa Pacific University works to meet federal and state authorization requirements in states outside California, APU’s home state, we want to bring to your attention that APU’s online programs are not available in all states. Through the information listed below, we hope to assist you in better meeting your academic goals.

State authorization of distance education is a complex and dynamic environment. Prospective students should check back for updates.

At this time, APU is unable to offer distance programs or distance courses to students residing in:

  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Washington, DC
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

We will continue to serve out-of-state students while working with individual state authorization agencies to meet institutional authorization requirements.

If APU cannot currently provide distance education in your state, please check back soon, as the information here changes often.

Specific questions about APU’s State Authorization of Distance Education can be directed to [email protected].