NC-SARA Licensure Notifications

Any institution operating under SARA policies that offers courses or programs potentially leading to professional licensure must keep all students, applicants and potential students who have contacted the institution about the course or program informed as to whether successful completion of such offerings will meet state licensing requirements.

Additional information can be found here:

If needed, the first step to filing a complaint is submitting one online at:

The complaint process should begin with the institution and if a complaint is not resolved, it may be appealed to the New York State SARA Portal Entity. 

New York State Portal Entity Contact

Andrea Richards
Supervisor of Higher Education Programs


New York State Education Department
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234

Student Complaints

A list of NC-SARA State Portal Entity Contacts is available through the NC-SARA webpage.

Since California is not an NC-SARA member, students can direct complaints to the California Department of Consumer Affairs.