Required State Disclosures

Indiana:
This institution is regulated by: The Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education, 302 W. Washington Street, Room E201, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Toll Free Number 1-800-227-5695 or 1-317-232-1320.

Iowa:
The University of Southern California Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree program will abide by the Iowa Code Section 261.9(1)(g) which provides options for refund of tuition and mandatory fees for an Iowan who is deployed.

Louisiana:
University of Southern California 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, or signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.

Minnesota:
The University of Southern California 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. Registration does not mean that credits earned at the institution can be transferred to all other institutions.

Missouri:
Approved to operate by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education.

North Carolina:
The University of Southern California holds a tuition guaranty bond for students in North Carolina. Anyone who wishes to see a copy of the tuition guaranty bond may visit the office of the program director at USC Bovard College during normal business hours.

Tennessee:
University of Southern California is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. 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.

If a complaint is not settled at the institutional level, the student may contact the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville, TN 37243-0830. Telephone: 615-741-5293. If the institution uses a mediation clause in its enrollment agreement, the catalog must describe the steps required of the student and/or the institution to initiate the mediation process.

The University of Southern California is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by the University of Southern California, please visit http://www.tn.gov/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.

Credits earned at the University of Southern California may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by the University of Southern California. You should obtain confirmation that the University of Southern California will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at the University of Southern California to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at the University of Southern California prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from the University of Southern California to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at the University of Southern California 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 the University of Southern California and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at the University of Southern California before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

Washington:
University of Southern California 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 Southern California 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.

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