State Authorizations for Distance Education

American Jewish University is currently authorized to operate, exempt, or not subject to state authorization approval in the following states for its distance education programs. AJU may accept enrollment applications from prospective students residing in (located in) the states on this list.

Questions and Complaints

Students are encouraged but not required to refer any questions or complaints relevant to American Jewish University at registrarataju.edu or through the AJU Student Grievance Form. Any questions a student may have that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education:

The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400

Sacramento, CA 95833

Website: www.bppe.ca.gov

Toll free: (888) 370-7589 / Phone: (916) 431-6959

Fax: (916) 263-1897

A student or any member of the publish may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 (toll-free) or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s website: www.bppe.ca.gov.

NOTICE: American Jewish University cannot guarantee continued enrollment or disbursement of federal student aid funding, such as federal loans and Pell Grants, if a student relocates to a state not currently on this list. A student’s loan repayment or deferment status, including other benefits, may also be impacted if a student relocates to a state in which AJU is not authorized to offer distance education at. Students are strongly encouraged to contact Registrar Services at registrarataju.edu to discuss such changes in their legal state of residence prior to actual relocation.

  • Arizona

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to oversight by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Arizona.

  • California

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    Pursuant to the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), California Education Code section 94874(i), American Jewish University is authorized to operate in the State of California by way of an exemption.

    Individuals may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint at: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education    P.O. Box 980818   Sacramento, CA 95798-0818   Phone: 888-370-7589 or 916-431-6959 BPPE Internet Complaint Form

  • Colorado

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to oversight by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Colorado.

  • Connecticut

    A student who is a resident of Connecticut and who wishes to make a complaint about the institution should follow the process outlined by the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education at: https://www.ctohe.org/studentcomplaints.shtml

  • Florida

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to jurisdiction oversight by the Florida Department of Education’s Commission for Independent Education and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Florida.

  • Illinois

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, by way of an exemption as an Institution with Limited Physical Presence in Illinois, to provide distance education programs to Illinois residents as defined under the Illinois Administrative Code Section 1030.10 (Ill. Admin. Code tit. 23 § 1030 (2017)).

    A student who is a resident of Illinois and who wishes to make a complaint about the institution should follow the process outlined by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) at: https://complaints.ibhe.org/.

  • Massachusetts

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to oversight by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Massachusetts.

  • Missouri

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to oversight by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Missouri.

  • New Jersey

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to jurisdiction oversight by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in New Jersey.

  • Ohio

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to oversight by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and is able to offer distance education to students who reside (are located) in Ohio for the Master of Business Administration (Distance Education).

  • Tennessee

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt/not subject to jurisdiction oversight by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and is able to offer distance education programs to students who reside (are located) in Tennessee.

  • Texas

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education (Distance Education)

    Master of Business Administration (Distance Education)

    American Jewish University is exempt from state authorization requirements of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) pursuant to Texas Education Code, Section 132.002(1)(A). AJU is regulated and approved to operate and offer postsecondary education and award degrees by the State of California through regional accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WASC).

    A student who is a resident of Texas and who wishes to make a complaint about the institution should contact the Texas Workforce Commission at:

    Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools and Colleges-Rm 226-T 101 East 15th Street Austin, TX 78711-0001 Phone: 800-558-8321 TWC Internet Complaint Form