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National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) participates 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 SARA member states. States and institutions that choose to become members of SARA operate under a set of policies and standards overseen by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements and administered by four regional higher education compacts. NUNM is authorized to provide online education to students who reside in 49 SARA member states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

For more information about the SARA initiative and the progress of state and institutional membership, please visit the NC-SARA website

While California does not currently participate in the NC-SARA initiative, NUNM is authorized to operate in California via the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).

Complaints

National University of Natural Medicine students should first seek to resolve concerns and complaints by reviewing the policy and follow procedures outlined in the Student Complaint and Resolution Policy section of the student handbook.

If the student has exhausted all institutional resources available, students may file a formal complaint by contacting the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, 3225 25th St. SE, Salem, OR 97302, or by sending an email to complaints@hecc.oregon.gov.  Students may also access the Complaints web page.

Complaints may also be filed with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Students from California can file a complaint with California Department of Consumer AffairsConsumer Information Center.

Professional Licensure Disclosure Statement (NC-SARA)

Refer to the individual academic program pages for professional licensing information.