Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development

The Continents University of Arts and Sciences, an exempted university in the State of Missouri as "a not-for-profit school-owned, controlled and operated by a bonafide eleemosynary (charitable) organization that provides instruction with no financial charge to its students and at which no part of the instructional cost is defrayed by or through programs of government student financial aid, including grants and loans, provided directly to or for individual students."

The exemption issued to The Continents University of Arts and Sciences under Missouri Revised Statutes Section 173.616, RSMo as a (secular university) due to the university does not charge any tuitions. Approval letter issued by the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development on November 2, 2020. The students have the right to contact the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development about any complaint with The Continents State University or to verify the exemption status.