State Regulatory Information

Capella University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and is an approved institutional participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

As an approved SARA participant, Capella complies with established standards for offering postsecondary distance education courses and programs among SARA member states, districts, and territories. SARA is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state.

Capella is authorized to operate in all SARA member states (, and is registered, authorized, or otherwise not subject to approval in all states not currently participating in SARA that require such authorization: