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State Authorization

For Texas Tech University to offer (online or correspondence) courses in a state other than Texas, Texas Tech must first comply with that state's requirements. These requirements differ from state to state, with requirements being more rigorous and expensive in some states than others.

States Authorized for Distance Education by Texas Tech
Map displaying authorized states
Authorized States
Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
California Colorado Connecticut Delaware
Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa Kentucky
Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts
Michigan Mississippi Montana Nebraska
Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico
New York North Carolina Ohio Oklahoma
Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin
Pending States
Kansas North Dakota
Not Authorized States
Minnesota - Texas Tech University will not be pursuing authorization in Minnesota. Therefore, Texas Tech will not accept students residing in Minnesota for online programs/courses.

Texas Tech is currently working to gain authorization to offer online courses in the remaining states. If your state is not listed above, please contact elearning@ttu.edu to inquire about the current status of your state.

Online Programs and More

Visit the eLearning Site for more information on courses offered by Texas Tech online and at regional sites.