UNOH Announces NC-SARA Approval

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015

The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to announce that as of October 21 2015, UNOH is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. Institutions that are members of SARA are authorized to provide online education to students from all 36 SARA member states, with more joining every month. States and institutions that choose to become members of SARA operate under a set of policies and standards that are overseen by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements and administered by four regional higher education compacts.

The benefits to students residing in SARA states are immediate. All students living in SARA states can now access all online degree programs offered by UNOH. For more information about the SARA initiative and the progress of state and institutional membership, please visit

Founded in 1920, the University of Northwestern Ohio is an entrepreneurial, not-for-profit university.  There are five colleges within the university: College of Applied Technologies, College of Business, College of Health Professions, College of Occupational Professions, and the Graduate College.  UNOH is a co-ed campus and has taught students from all 50 states and 32 foreign countries, and currently has more than 4500 students enrolled from 40 states and 30 foreign countries.  UNOH offers more than 60 different programs of study including Master’s, Bachelor’s, Associate, and Diploma programs. For more information about UNOH, visit

UNOH is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and the Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration – Air Conditioning Refrigeration Institute (PAHRA-ARI).

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