Contact Information for Student Complaint Processes

Alabama

Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education
PO Box 302130
Montgomery, AL 36130-2130
1-334-293-4500

Alaska

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0505
1-880-441-2962

Arizona

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington, Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007
1-602-542-2399

Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818
1-501-371-2000

California

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
PO Box 980818
W. Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
888-370-7589 or 916-431-6959

Colorado

Department of Higher Education
Commission on Higher Education
1300 Broadway Rd., Second Floor
Denver, CO 80203
1-303-862-3001

Connecticut

Connecticut Office of Higher Education
61 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2326
1-860-947-1800 or 860-947-1310

Delaware

Delaware Department of Education
The Townsend Building
401 Federal St., Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639
1-302-735-4000

Florida

Commission for Independent Education
325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
1-850-245-3200 or 1-888-224-6684

Georgia

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E. Exchange Pl., Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084
1-770-414-3300

Hawaii

Business Registration
Division of the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
PO Box 40
Honolulu, HI 96810
1-808-587-4272

Idaho

Idaho State Board of Education
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037
1-208-332-1587

Illinois

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
1-217-557-7359
http://www.ibhe.org/

Indiana

Board for Proprietary Education Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204
1-317-464-4400

Iowa

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
603 E. 12th St., 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
1-515-725-3400

Kansas

Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
1-785-296-4936

Kentucky

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr., Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601-8204
1-502-573-1555

Louisiana

State of Louisiana Board of Regents
PO Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
1-225-342-4253

Maine

Maine State Board of Education (MSBE)
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
1-207-624-6616

Maryland

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
6 N. Liberty St., 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
1-410-767-3301

Maryland Office of the Attorney General
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
1-410-576-6300 or 1-888-743-0023; TDD 1-410-576-6372

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Suite 1401
Boston, MA 02108-1696
1-617-994-6950

Michigan

Michigan Department of Education
PO Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
1-517-373-9235

Minnesota

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108
1-651-259-3975 or 1-800-657-3866

Mississippi

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Rd
Jackson, MS 39211
1-601-432-6372

Missouri

State of Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education
205 Jefferson St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
1-573-751-2361

Montana

Montana Board of Regents
Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
Montana University System
2500 Broadway Street
PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201
1-406-444-6570

Nebraska

Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
PO Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
1-402-471-2847

Nevada

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
3663 E. Sunset Road, Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89120
1-702-486-7330

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301
1-603-271-0257

New Jersey

New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education
20 W. State St.
PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
1-609-292-4310 or 1-609-984-2709

New Mexico

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100
1-505-476-8400

New York

New York State Education Department
Office of College & University Evaluation
Education Bldg
5 North Mezzanine, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234
1-518-474-2593

North Carolina

Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina
General Administration
910 Raleigh Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688
1-919-962-4538

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education
State Capitol – 15th Floor
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 270
Bismarck, ND 58505-0610
1-701-328-2960

Ohio

Ohio Board of Regents, registration number 1154320
25 S. Front St.
Columbus, OH 43215
1-614-466-6000

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education
655 Research Pkwy, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-3603
1-405-225-9100 or 1-405-225-9142

Oregon

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
1500 Valley River Dr., Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
1-503-373-0072

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
1-717-783-6785

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
Shepard Building
80 Washington Street, Suite 524
Providence, RI 02903
1-401-736-1110

Puerto Rico

Consejo de Educacion Superior de Puerto Rico / Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
PO Box 19900
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00910-1900
787-724-7100 ext. 2022 or ext. 2016

South Carolina

Nonpublic Postsecondary Institution Licensing
1333 Main St., Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
1-803-737-3918

South Dakota

South Dakota Secretary of State
State Capitol
500 E. Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD
1-605-773-3215

Tennessee

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Parkway Towers, Suite 1700
404 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243-0830
1-615-741-3605

Texas

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711
1-512-427-6520

Utah

Utah System of Higher Education State Board of Regents
60 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1284
1-801-321-7103

Vermont

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

Vermont Attorney General’s Office
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1001
1-802-828-3171

Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia Council of Higher Education
James Monroe Building
101 N. Fourteenth St.
Richmond, VA 23219
1-804-225-2600

Washington

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

1-360-753-7869 or 1-360-753-7866

Washington DC

Government of the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission
810 1st Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
1-202-724-2065

West Virginia

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
1-304-558-2101

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
201 W. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53703
1-608-266-1996 or 1-608-266-1996

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Education
Hathaway Bldg., 2nd Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
1-307-777-5712

American Samoa

Department of Protection and Advocacy
Attn: Dr. L Tagoilelagi
Executive Office Building, Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
1-684-633-2441
advocacy@americansamoa.gov

Guam

Office of Attorney General
287 W O’Brien Dr., Hagatna, Guam 96910
1-671-475-3324

Northern Mariana Islands

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

Office of Attorney General
Juan A Sablan Memorial Bldg.
Capital Hill,
Caller Box 10007, Saipan, MP 96950
670-234-5498

US 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


This list includes contact information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico and should not be construed as informative of what agencies regulate the institution or in what states the institution is licensed or required to be licensed. States, through the relevant agencies or Attorneys General Offices will accept complaints regardless of whether an institution is required to be licensed in that state.