State Authorization

State and federal laws require colleges and universities to be authorized to offer online degree programs in states other than their home state. Only students and faculty who reside in authorized states are eligible to apply for admission or employment. The state eligibility requirement applies to all courses, certificates and degree programs.

Students and faculty residing in the following states are eligible to apply:

  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland*
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Washington

State Authorization Policy - State of Maryland
*Maryland residents are only eligible to enroll in the following Hampton U Online programs.

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling (Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems Organization and Management
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems Organization and Management
    (Human Resource Management concentration)
  • Associate of Science Degree in Business Management
  • Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate in Human Resource Management

Hampton U Online is seeking authorization in the states listed below. Students and faculty residing in these states should register to receive updates regarding their eligibility. As authorization is obtained in these states, prospective students and faculty will be informed of their eligibility to apply for admission or employment.

  • Alabama
  • Oregon

Hampton U Online is not currently seeking authorization in states that are not listed above. Students and faculty residing in such states are not eligible to apply for admission, nor employment.