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  • State Regulations and Restrictions

    Complaint Resolution

    If an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint about Drexel University with your State by referring to the following list of State agencies.

    State Authorization Statements 


    Drexel University is registered with the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to offer online programs to Iowa residents.


    Drexel University is currently unable to admit students living in Louisiana to any online Nurse Practitioner programs.


    Drexel University is in compliance with the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

    Drexel University may admit Maryland residents to the RN to BSN, DNP, MSN Advanced Role, and Nurse Practitioner programs without restriction. 


    Drexel University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

    Bachelor's Programs
    If you're a resident of Minnesota and enrolled in a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts program, please be advised that you need to satisfy a minimum of 45 quarter credits distributed across at least the following four areas: Communication, Natural Sciences/Mathematics, Humanities and Social Science. The remaining general education credits should be chosen from one or more of these four categories. If you have any questions about these requirements or about course electives, please contact your advisor.

    New York

    Drexel University may admit New York residents to the DNP, RN to BSN, and Advanced Role MSN programs without restriction. Advanced Role MSN programs include: MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader, MSN: Clinical Trials Research, MSN: Nursing Education, MSN: Nursing Innovation, and MSN: Leadership in Health System Management. Nurse Practitioner program students can be admitted but may not complete clinical or practicum hours in the state of New York at this time. Students applying to programs that do not lead to new licensure or without a clinical component have no restrictions in the state.


    Residents of the state of Texas are eligible to enroll in online programs at Drexel University. Drexel University is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. Drexel University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


    Drexel 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 Drexel University 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 P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

    Drexel University is currently unable to admit students living in Washington state to the online RN-BSN program.

    Drexel University is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission to provide practice experiences in Washington State for MSN/Clinical Nurse Leader, MSN/Clinical Trials Research, MSN/Leadership in Health Systems Management, MSN/Nurse Educator and Faculty Role, MSN/Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP, MSN/Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP, MSN/Family Individual Across the Lifespan NP, MSN/Pediatric Acute Care NP, MSN/Pediatric Primary Care & Pediatric Acute Care NP, MSN/Pediatric Primary Care NP, MSN/Psychiatric Mental Health NP, and MSN/Women’s Health Gender Related NP programs.