The university holds a license/authorization to operate a physical campus in three states, California, Florida and Texas.
California State Approval
Institution’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary institution in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which is effective January 1, 2010.”
The Bureau for Private, Postsecondary Education approves the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences San Marcos, California campus. Information regarding the San Marcos programs may be obtained by contacting the Bureau for Private, Postsecondary Education, 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, 916-431-6959 or www.bppe.ca.gov.
As part of the university’s approval process, a performance fact sheet and annual report for the California campus is completed each year.
- To view the most recent annual report filed with the Bureau for Private, Postsecondary Education download the BPPE Annual Report.
- To view the most recent performance fact sheet filed with the Bureau for Private, Postsecondary Education download BPPE Performance Fact Sheet
Florida State Licensure
The Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, Florida, licenses the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to offer its degree programs in Florida. Continuing education courses are not under the purview of the commission for Independent Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399, toll free number 888-224-6684.
Texas State Authorization
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has granted a Certificate of Authorization for operation of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Flexible Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs in Austin, Texas. Information about this Authorization can be found at: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/. The University has been granted an exemption as a private institution from the Texas Workforce Commission.
Other Licenses & Agency Recognition
The university is also licensed or otherwise recognized by the following agencies:
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education and approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is authorized under the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990 by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission.
This institution is authorized by the Indiana Board for Proprietary Education, 101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is registered with the Iowa College Student Aid Commission.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditation, guarantee the transferability of credit, nor signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.
The university is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission to offer online education. For student complaints please contact the Maryland Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, 200 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-528-8662/888-743-0823 (toll free).
Students who are residents of Massachusetts: please review the required Massachusetts disclosure.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences 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 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to offer field placement components for 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 PO Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
*The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences has been issued authorizations, exemptions and no further action required notices for many states. Please contact us for a complete list.