STUDENT COMPLAINT CONTACT INFORMATION BY STATE

Students who have complaints that have not been resolved through contact with the University may seek advisement from the appropriate office in the student's state of residence, listed below.

Note: This list includes contact information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories and should not be construed as informative of what agencies regulate the institution or in what states the institution is authorized to operate. States, through the relevant agencies or Attorneys General Offices will accept complaints regardless of whether an institution is authorized to operate in that state.  Also, the University does not maintain the state and territory websites, and information may change without the University’s knowledge.

ALABAMA

Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education
PO Box 302130
Montgomery, AL 36130-2130

334.293.4500
https://www.accs.cc/

ALAKSA

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505,
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0505

800.441.2962
http://acpe.alaska.gov/

ARIZONA

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington, Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007

602.542.5709
https://ppse.az.gov/complaint

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818

501.371.2000
http://www.adhe.edu/

CALIFORNIA

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
PO Box 980818
W. Sacramento, CA 95798-0818

888.370.7589 or 916.431.6959
www.bppe.ca.gov

COLORADO

Department of Higher Education
Commission on Higher Education
1300 Broadway Rd., Second Floor Denver, CO 80203

303.862.3001
http://highered.colorado.gov/

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Office of Higher Education
39 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2326

860.947.1800
http://www.ctdhe.org/

DELAWARE

Delaware Department of Education
The Townsend Building
401 Federal St., Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639

302.735.4000
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/

FLORIDA

Commission for Independent Education
325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400

850.245.0505
http://www.fldoe.org/

GEORGIA

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E. Exchange Pl., Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084

770.414.3300
http://gnpec.org/

HAWAII

Business Registration
Division of the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
PO Box 40
Honolulu, HI 96810

808.587.4272
http://cca.hawaii.gov/breg/

IDAHO

Idaho State Board of Education
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037

208.334.2270
https://boardofed.idaho.gov/

ILLINOIS

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377

217.557.7359
www.ibhe.org

INDIANA

Board for Proprietary Education Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204

317.464.4400
http://www.in.gov/bpe/

IOWA

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
603 E. 12th St., 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319

515.725.3400
https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/

KANSAS

Individuals with a complaint about an out-of-state school operating in Kansas must complete and submit an online submission form that can be found here: https://www.kansasregents.org/academic_affairs/private_out_of_state/complaint_process

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr., Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601-8204

502.573.1555
http://www.cpe.ky.gov/

LOUISIANA

State of Louisiana Board of Regents
PO Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

225.342.4253
http://www.regents.la.gov/

MAINE

Maine State Board of Education (MSBE)
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023

207.624.6846
http://www.maine.gov/sbe/

MARYLAND

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
6 N. Liberty St., 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

410.767.3301
www.mhec.state.md.us

Maryland Alternate Contact:

Maryland Office of the Attorney General
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

410.576.6300 or 888.743.0023; TDD 410.576.6372
www.oag.state.md.us

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Suite 1401
Boston, MA 02108-1696

617.994.6950
http://www.mass.edu/

MICHIGAN

Michigan Department of Education
PO Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909

517.373.9235
http://www.michigan.gov/mde

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108

651.259.3975 or 800.657.3866
https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Rd.
Jackson, MS 39211

601.432.6372
http://www.mississippi.edu/mcca/

MISSOURI

State of Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education
205 Jefferson St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

573.751.2361
http://dhe.mo.gov/cbhe/

MONTANA

Montana Board of Regents
Office of Commissioner of Higher Education - Montana University System
2500 Broadway Street
PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201

406.444.6570
http://mus.edu/

NEBRASKA

Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
PO Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005

402.471.2847
https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/

NEVADA

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
3663 E. Sunset Road, Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89120

702.486.7330

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

603.271.0257
http://education.nh.gov/

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education
20 W. State St.
PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542

609.292.4310 or 609.984.2709
http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100

505.476.8400
www.hed.state.nm.us

NEW YORK

New York State Education Department
Office of College & University Evaluation Education Bldg.
5 North Mezzanine, 89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234

518.474.2593
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/

NORTH CAROLINA

Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina
General Administration
910 Raleigh Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688

919.962.4538
http://www.northcarolina.edu/

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education
State Capitol – 15th Floor
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 270
Bismarck, ND 58505-0610

https://www.nd.gov/cte/

OHIO

Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215

614.466.6000
https://www.ohiohighered.org/

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education
655 Research Pkwy, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-3603

405.225.9100 or 405.225.9142
http://www.okhighered.org/

OREGON

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
1500 Valley River Dr., Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401

503.373.0072
http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

717.783.6785
http://www.education.pa.gov/

OREGON

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
1500 Valley River Dr., Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401

503.373.0072
http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333

717.783.6785
http://www.education.pa.gov/

PUERTO RICO

Consejo de Educacion Superior de Puerto Rico/Puerto Rico Council on Higher Ed.
PO Box 19900
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00910-1900

787.724.7100 ext. 2022 or ext. 2016
http://www.ce.pr.gov/

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
Shepard Building
80 Washington Street, Suite 524
Providence, RI 02903

401.736.1110
https://www.riopc.edu/

SOUTH CAROLINA

Nonpublic Postsecondary Institution Licensing
1333 Main St., Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201

803.737.3918
https://www.che.sc.gov/

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Secretary of State
State Capitol
500 E. Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD

605.773.3215
https://sdsos.gov

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Parkway Towers, Suite 1700
404 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243-0830

615.741.3605
https://www.tn.gov/thec/

TEXAS

Texas Workforce Commission
Career Schools and Colleges-Rm 226-T
101 East 15th Street
Austin, TX 78778-0001

1800.558.8321
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/partners/career-schools-colleges-forms-publications#complaints

Texas Alternate Contact #1:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Office of General Counsel
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711-2788

512.427.6101
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=C9BD55D4-C5A3-4BC6-9A0DF17F467F4AE9

Texas Alternate Contact #2:

Texas Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711-2548

https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/complaintform.pdf

UTAH

Utah System of Higher Education State Board of Regents
60 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1284

801.321.7103
http://higheredutah.org/

VERMONT

Vermont Agency of Education
State Board of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501

http://education.vermont.gov/

Vermont Alternate Contact:

Vermont Attorney General’s Office
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1001

802.828.3171

VIRGINIA

Commonwealth of Virginia Council of Higher Education
James Monroe Building
101 N. Fourteenth St.
Richmond, VA 23219

804.225.2600
http://www.schev.edu/

WASHINGTON

Washington Student Achievement Council
PO Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430

360.753.7869 or 360.753.7866
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/

WASHINGTON D.C.

Government of the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission
810 1st Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002

202.724.2065
http://osse.dc.gov/

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301

304.558.2101
http://www.wvhepc.edu/

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
431 Charmany Drive, Suite 102
Madison, WI 53719

608.266.1996
http://eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp

WYOMING

Wyoming Department of Education
Hathaway Bldg., 2nd Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050

307.777.5712
http://edu.wyoming.gov/

AMERICAN SAMOA

Department of Protection and Advocacy
Attn: Dr. L Tagoilelagi
Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799

684.633.2441
https://www.americansamoa.gov/office-of-protection-advocacy

GUAM

Office of Attorney General
287 W O’Brien Dr.
Hagatna, Guam 96910

671.475.3324
www.guamattorneygeneral.com

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

State Higher Education Agency, Northern Marianas College
POB 501250
Saipan MP 96950-1250

Northern Mariana Islands Alternate Contact:

Office of Attorney General
Juan A Sablan Memorial Bldg.
Capital Hill,
Caller Box 10007, Saipan, MP 96950

670.234.5498
http://gov.mp/

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Government of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Attn: Consumer Affairs
Golden Rock Shopping Center,
3000 Estate Golden Rock, Suite 9, St. Croix, VI 00820

340.713.2754
http://dlca.vi.gov/