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Programmatic Accreditation and Recognition

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CAHIIM requires separate review of each eligible program both online and at each physical location; evaluation for accreditation may not be requested until the program at that location is fully operational and future accreditation is not guaranteed. The most recent information on CAHIIM accreditation of a location's HIT program, or of the BSTM program with a technical specialty in Health Information Management, is available from the location and at

DeVry University's Business Administration program, when completed with a project management major/concentration, is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center, as is the Technical Management program, when completed with a project management technical specialty. More information on this accreditation is available via

The Society for Human Resource Management has acknowledged that the following programs fully align with SHRMs HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates: Business Administration, with human resource management major/concentration; Management, with human resource management concentration; Technical Management, with human resource management technical specialty. More information about SHRM is available via

The Baccalaureate Clinical Laboratory Science program, offered at DeVry University's Phoenix campus, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714-8880, DeVry will seek accreditation for this program in Houston when appropriate. Future accreditation is not guaranteed.

The Neurodiagnostic Technology program at the North Brunswick campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology. (CAAHEP, 1361 Park St., Clearwater, FL 33756, 727.210.2350,

Note: In New York State, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York.

Approvals by State

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Nevada: DeVry is licensed to operate in the state of Nevada by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education, 8778 S.  Maryland Parkway #115, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123, 702-486-7330.
Note: The state of Nevada requires students to meet its requirement for study of the Nevada and U.S. constitutions. DeVry’s POLI332 course fulfills this requirement.

New Jersey: DeVry is licensed by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, P.O. Box 542, Trenton 08625, 609-292-4310.

New York: DeVry has received permission to operate its academic programs in New York from the University of the State of New York Board of Regents/The State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, 5 North Mezzanine, Albany 12234, 518-474-2593.

North Carolina: DeVry has been evaluated by the University of North Carolina (910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill 27515, 919-962-4559) and is licensed to conduct higher education degree activity. The School's guaranty bond for unearned prepaid tuition is on file with the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and may be viewed by contacting the Licensing Department at DeVry Education Group.

Ohio: DeVry holds Certificate of Authorization by the Ohio Board of Regents, 30 East Broad Street, Columbus 43215, 614-466-6000.

Oklahoma: DeVry University is authorized to offer degree programs by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, 73104, 405-225-9100.

Oregon: DeVry University is a unit of a business corporation authorized by the state of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees noted here, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, 775 Court St., NE Salem, Oregon 97301.

Pennsylvania: DeVry is approved and authorized to operate by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg 71726, 717-783-9255. In Pennsylvania, instructional hours for all courses scheduled to meet on days falling on recognized holidays will be made up by one or more of the following deemed appropriate by the faculty and approved by the dean of academic affairs: lengthened class sessions, pre-course readings, team projects, group meetings.

Tennessee: DeVry University is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Parkway Towers, Suite 1900, Nashville 37243, 615-741-5293. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

Tennessee Legislation SB3789/HB3857 requires postsecondary educational institutions to make the following disclosure:

Credits earned at DeVry University may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by DeVry University. You should obtain confirmation that DeVry University will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from DeVry University to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at DeVry University if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of DeVry University and of any other educational institution you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at DeVry University before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

Information regarding graduation and employment statistics is available at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission's website at

Texas: DeVry is authorized to grant degrees by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Box 12788, Austin 78711, 512-427-6225, 512-427-6168 fax. Eligibility to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and be licensed as a CPA in Texas requires CPA applicants to have attended an institution accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), or by a specialized or professional accrediting organization such as the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). DeVry University has achieved voluntary accreditation from the ACBSP for certain business programs.

These programs are not approved or regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Utah: As a regionally accredited institution, DeVry University is exempt from registration requirements according to the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act. State of Utah Department of Commerce, 160 East 300 South, Salt Lake City 84114.

Virginia: DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond 23219, 804-255-2621. Associate degree programs are considered terminal and credits earned in these programs are generally not applicable to other degrees.

More information on applicability of credits earned in associate degree programs to bachelor’s degree programs is available from DeVry admissions representatives.

Washington: DeVry University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes DeVry University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the Act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

Wisconsin: DeVry is authorized by the Wisconsin Educational Authorized Board, 201 West Washington Ave., 3rd Flr., Madison 53708, 608-266-1996.

Note: The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (1333 Main Street, Suite 200, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201, 803/737-2260) licenses DeVry University to enroll students from South Carolina at DeVry's Alpharetta, Chicago, Columbus, Decatur, Ft. Washington, Miramar, Orlando and Phoenix campuses. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

In addition, selected programs of study at DeVry University are approved by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board's State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of those eligible to receive benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, USC.