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

In writing:

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

By phone: 334.293.4500

On the Internet: https://www.accs.cc/

Alaska

In writing:

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

PO Box 110505,

Juneau, Alaska 99811-0505

By phone: 880-441-2962

On the Internet: http://acpe.alaska.gov

Arizona

In writing:

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

By phone: 602.542.5709

On the Internet: https: https://ppse.az.gov/complaint

Arkansas

In writing:

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

By phone: 501.371.2000

On the Internet: http://www.adhe.edu/

California

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

By phone: 888.370.7589 or 916.431.6959

On the Internet: www.bppe.ca.gov

Colorado

In writing:

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

By phone: 303.862.3001

On the Internet: http://highered.colorado.gov/

Connecticut

In writing:

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

By phone: 860.947.1800

On the Internet: https://www.ctdhe.org/

Delaware

In writing:

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

By phone: 302.735.4000

On the Internet: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/

Florida

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

By phone: 850.245.3200

On the Internet: http://www.fldoe.org/

Georgia

In writing:

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

By phone: 770.414.3300

On the Internet: http://gnpec.org/

Hawaii

In writing:

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

By phone: 808.587.4272

On the Internet: http://cca.hawaii.gov/breg/

Idaho

In writing:

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

By phone: 208.332.1587

On the Internet: https://boardofed.idaho.gov/

Illinois

In writing:

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

By phone: 217.557.7359

On the Internet: www.ibhe.org

Indiana

In writing:

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

By phone: 317.464.4400

On the Internet: http://www.in.gov/bpe/

Iowa

In writing:

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

By phone: 515.725.3400

On the Internet: https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/

Kansas

In writing:

Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368

By phone: 785.296.4936

On the Internet: http://www.kansasregents.org/

Kentucky

In writing:

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

By phone: 502.573.1555

On the Internet: http://www.cpe.ky.gov/

Louisiana

In writing:

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

By phone: 225.342.4253

On the Internet: http://www.regents.la.gov/

Maine

In writing:

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

By phone: 207.624.6616

On the Internet: http://www.maine.gov/sbe/

Maryland

In writing:

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

By phone: 410.767.3301

On the Internet: Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Information PDF

Alternative contact:

In writing:

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

By phone: 410.576.6300 or 888.743.0023; TDD 410.576.6372

On the Internet: www.oag.state.md.us

Massachusetts

In writing:

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

By phone: 617.994.6950

On the Internet: http://www.mass.edu/

Michigan

In writing:

Michigan Department of Education
PO Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909

By phone: 517.373.9235

On the Internet: http://www.michigan.gov/mde

Minnesota

In writing:

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

By phone: 651.259.3975 or 800.657.3866

On the Internet: https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

Mississippi

In writing:

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

By phone: 601.432.6372

On the Internet: http://www.mississippi.edu/mcca/

Missouri

In writing:

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

By phone: 573.751.2361

On the Internet: http://dhe.mo.gov/cbhe/

Montana

In writing:

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

By phone: 406.444.6570

On the Internet: http://mus.edu/

Nebraska

In writing:

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

By phone: 402.471.2847

On the Internet: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/

Nevada

In writing:

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

By phone: 702.486.7330

On the Internet: http://www.cpe.state.nv.us/

New Hampshire

In writing:

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

By phone: 603.271.0257

On the Internet: http://education.nh.gov/

New Jersey

In writing:

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

By phone: 609.292.4310 or 609.984.2709

On the Internet: http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/

New Mexico

In writing:

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

By phone: 505.476.8400

On the Internet: www.hed.state.nm.us

New York

In writing:

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

By phone: 518.474.2593

On the Internet: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/

North Carolina

In writing:

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

By phone: 919.962.4538

On the Internet: http://www.northcarolina.edu/

North Dakota

In writing:

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

By phone: unknown

On the Internet: https://www.nd.gov/cte/

Ohio

In writing:

Ohio Board of Regents, registration number 1154320
25 S. Front St.
Columbus, OH 43215

By phone: 614.466.6000

On the Internet: https://www.ohiohighered.org/

Oklahoma

In writing:

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

By phone: 405.225.9100 or 405.225.9142

On the Internet: http://www.okhighered.org/

Oregon

In writing:

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

By phone: 503.373.0072

On the Internet: http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/

Pennsylvania

In writing:

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

By phone: 717.783.6785

On the Internet: http://www.education.pa.gov/

Rhode Island

In writing:

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

By phone: 401.736.1110

On the Internet: http://www.ribghe.org/

Puerto Rico

In writing:

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

By phone: 787.724.7100 ext. 2022 or ext. 2016

On the Internet: http://www.ce.pr.gov/

South Carolina

In writing:

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

By phone: 803.737.3918

On the Internet: https://www.che.sc.gov/

South Dakota

In writing:

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

By phone: 605.773.3215

On the Internet: https://sdsos.gov

Tennessee

In writing:

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

By phone: 615.741.3605

On the Internet: https://www.tn.gov/thec/

Texas

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

By phone: 1800.558.8321

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

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

By phone: 512.427.6101

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

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

On the Internet: https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/complaintform.pdf

Utah

In writing:

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

By phone: 801.321.7103

On the Internet: http://higheredutah.org/

Vermont

In writing:

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

On the Internet: http://education.vermont.gov/

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

By phone: 802.828.3171

Virginia

In writing:

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

By phone: 804.225.2600

On the Internet: http://www.schev.edu/

Washington

In writing:

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

By phone:

360.753.7869 or 360.753.7866

On the Internet: http://www.wsac.wa.gov/

Washington DC

In writing:

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

By phone: 202.724.2065

On the Internet: http://osse.dc.gov/

West Virginia

In writing:

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

By phone: 304.558.2101

On the Internet: http://www.wvhepc.edu/

Wisconsin

In writing:

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

By phone: 608.266.1996

On the Internet: http://eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp

Wyoming

In writing:

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

By phone: 307.777.5712

On the Internet: http://edu.wyoming.gov/

American Samoa

In writing:

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

By phone: 684.633.2441

On the Internet: advocacy@americansamoa.gov

Guam

In writing:

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

By phone: 671.475.3324

On the Internet: www.guamattorneygeneral.com

Northern Mariana Islands

In writing:

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

By phone: 670.234.5498

On the Internet: http://gov.mp/

US Virgin Islands

In writing:

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

By phone: 340.713.2754

On the Internet: http://dlca.vi.gov/