State Authorization

Introduction

Virginia Baptist College offers distance education in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Education and the regulations of each state or territory. Additional approvals and exemptions are an ongoing process. Some state authorization processes limit our ability to offer distance courses to residents of those states. Please look below to see the current status of your state. If you have additional questions, please contact us at 540-785-5440.

VBC is currently approved or exempt from authorization in the following states:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Massachusetts
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

VBC is currently exploring the process of authorization or exemption in the following states or territories:

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • Vermont
  • Wyoming