Registration Information for Out-of-State Institutions of Higher Education Offering Online Education

Pursuant to the new law that took effect on July 1, 2012, out-of-state institutions that enroll Maryland students in fully online programs must register with the Commission.

The “Out-of-State Online Registration"​  provides information regarding the registration process

  • For-Profit Institutions Additional Documents ​​​

​​​​​           ​Online Registration For-Profit Guaranty Fund Financial Reporting Form.docxOnline Registration For-Profit Guaranty Fund Financial Reporting Form.docx
           Online Registered For Profit Institutions FORM LOC.docOnline Registered For-Profit Institutions FORM LOC.doc
           For-Profit Online Registered Bond.docxFor-Profit Online Registered Bond.docx

  • ​All applicants shall submit a completed registration form and supporting documents by certified mail to the address below, or by email to Payment and all original documents with signatures must be submitted via certified mail.

  • Out-of-State Online Registration
    Maryland High Education Commission
    6 North Liberty Street, 10th Floor
    Baltimore,  MD  21201

The Out-of-State Online Registration Mailbox,, will be exclusively used for communication regarding online registration.

View the list of institutions ​determined to be in compliance with the requirements of the Education Article, §11-202.2 of the Annotated Code of Maryland and COMAR 13B.05.01 for fully online programs.

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