Ohio State experienced record growth in distance education during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 19,095 students exclusively enrolled in distance education in fall 2020, up from 2,790 students in fall 2019 and 2,335 in fall 2018.
When Ohio State participates certain activities in other states, it requires the university seek authorization. Learn what activities may result the need to seek state authorization and why it's important to alert Ohio State's state authorization team about them.
Over the last year, Ohio State’s state authorization team has played an important role in the State Authorization Network (SAN) effort to share experiences and knowledge related to professional licensure research and disclosure processes.
The day-to-day work of state authorization can be tedious, but it protects the value of each student's education.
Maintaining state authorization for The Ohio State University requires constant work. The state authorization team regularly reviews regulations, submits information to regulators, shares disclosures with current and prospective students, and reports collected student location data. This diligence helps maintain Ohio State's authorization to offer online and on-ground activities nationwide.