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 Additonal 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 complete registration form and supporting documents by certified mail to the address below, or by email to onlinereg.mhec@maryland.gov. 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, onlinereg.mhec@maryland.gov, 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.

The Importance of Accreditation​​

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