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 External link   
P.O. Box 302130   
Montgomery, AL 36130-2130

334-293-4500

ALASKA

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

800-441-2962

ARIZONA

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

602-542-5709

ARKANSAS

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

501-371-2000

CALIFORNIA

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education External link    
P.O. Box 980818   
Sacramento, CA 95798-0818  

888-370-7589 or 916-431-6959

COLORADO

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

303-862-3001

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Office of Higher Education External link    
39 Woodland Street   
Hartford, CT 06105-2326  

860-947-1800

DELAWARE

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

302-735-4000

FLORIDA

Florida Commission for Independent Education  External link   
325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414   
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400  

850-245-0505

GEORGIA

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission  External link   
2082 E Exchange Pl., Suite 220   
Tucker, GA 30084-5334

770-414-3300

HAWAII

Business Registration
Division of the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs  External link 
   
P.O. Box 40   
Honolulu HI 96810  

808-587-4272

IDAHO

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

208-334-2270

ILLINOIS

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

217-557-7359

INDIANA

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

317-464-4400

IOWA

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

515-725-3400

KANSAS

Individuals with a complaint about an out-of-state school operating in Kansas must and submit an online submission form External link .

KENTUCKY

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

502-573-1555

LOUISIANA

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

225-342-4253

MAINE

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

207-624-6846

MARYLAND

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

410-767-3301

Maryland Alternate Contact:

Maryland Office of the Attorney General External link    
Consumer Protection Division   
200 St. Paul Place   
Baltimore, MD 21202  

410-576-6300 or 888-743-0023; TDD 410-576-6372

MASSACHUSETTS

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

617-994-6950

MICHIGAN

Michigan Department of Education External link    
PO Box 30008   
Lansing, MI 48909

517-373-9235

MINNESOTA

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

651-259-3975 or 800-657-3866

MISSISSIPPI

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

601-432-6372

MISSOURI

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

573-751-2361

MONTANA

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

406-444-6570

NEBRASKA

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

402-471-2847

NEVADA

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education External link    
3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202   
Las Vegas, NV 89120

702-486-7330

NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

603-271-0257

NEW JERSEY

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

609-292-4310 or 609-984-2709

NEW MEXICO

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

505-476-8400

NEW YORK

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

518-474-2593

NORTH CAROLINA

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

919-962-4538

NORTH DAKOTA

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

OHIO

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

614-466-6000

OKLAHOMA

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

405-225-9100 or 405-225-9142

OREGON

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

503-373-0072

PENNSYLVANIA

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

717-783-6785

PUERTO RICO

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

787-724-7100 ext. 2022 or ext. 2016

RHODE ISLAND

Council on Postsecondary Education External link    
Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner   
560 Jefferson Boulevard Suite 100   
Warwick, RI 02886

401-736-1100

SOUTH CAROLINA

Nonpublic Postsecondary Institution Licensing  External link   
1333 Main Street, Suite 200   
Columbia, SC 29201

803-737-3918

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Secretary of State  External link   
State Capitol   
500 E. Capitol Ave.   
Pierre, SD 57501

605-773-3215

TENNESSEE

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

615-741-3605

TEXAS

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

1-800-558-8321

Texas Alternate Contact #1:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board External link    
Office of General Counsel   
PO Box 12788   
Austin, TX 78711-2788

512-427-6101

Texas Alternate Contact #2:

Texas Office of the Attorney General External link    
Consumer Protection Division   
PO Box 12548   
Austin, TX 78711-2548

UTAH

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

801-321-7103

VERMONT

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

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  External link   
James Monroe Building   
101 N. Fourteenth St.   
Richmond, VA 23219  

804-225-2600

WASHINGTON

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

360-753-7869 or 360-753-7866

WASHINGTON D.C.

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

202-724-2065

WEST VIRGINIA

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

304-558-2101

WISCONSIN

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

608-266-1996

WYOMING

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

307-777-5712

AMERICAN SAMOA

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

684-633-2441

GUAM

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

671-475-3324

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 External link  
Juan A Sablan Memorial Bldg. 
Capital Hill 
Caller Box 10007 
Saipan, MP 96950

670-234-5498

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

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

340-713-2754