The U.S. Department of Education requires we provide you with contacts from other states whom you can contact in case you have an issue. The list below provides contact information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Alabama
Alabama Commission on Higher Education
P.O. Box 302000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
www.accs.cc/index.cfm/school-licensure/complaints

Alaska
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-0505
acpe.alaska.gov/About_Us/Consumer_Protection

Arizona
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington St.
Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007
ppse.az.gov/complaint

Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main St., Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
www.adhe.edu/SiteCollectionDocuments/AcademicAffairsDivision/
ICAC Rules and Regulations/APPENDIXJ.pdf

California
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
http://www.bppe.ca.gov/enforcement/complaint.shtml

Colorado
Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202
highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Complaints

Connecticut
Connecticut Office of Higher Education
61 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT 06106
www.ctohe.org/StudentComplaints.shtml

Delaware
Delaware Department of Education
401 Federal St.
Dover, DE 19901
www.doe.k12.de.us
www.doe.k12.de.us/cms/lib09/DE01922744/Centricity/Domain/151/ReachComplaint03122013_Redacted.pdf

District of Columbia
District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Education Licensure Commission
810 First St. NE
9th floor
Washington, DC 20002
osse.dc.gov/service/post-secondary-education

Florida
Florida Commission for Independent Education
325 W. Gaines St.
Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
www.fldoe.org/policy/cie/file-a-complaint.stml

Georgia
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E. Exchange Place, #220
Tucker, GA 30084-5334
www.gnpec.org
gnpec.org/consumer-resources/gnpec-authorized-school-complainant-form

Hawaii
Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program
P.O. Box 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
cca.hawaii.gov/hpeap/student-complaint-process

Idaho
Idaho State Board of Education
650 W. State St.
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037
www.boardofed.idaho.gov/priv_col_univ/student_complaint.asp

Illinois
Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 E. Adams, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1404
Richard Tapia
tapia@ibhe.org
Institutional Complaint Hotline: 217-557-7359
info@ibhe.org

Indiana
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
www.in.gov/che/2744.htm

Iowa
Iowa Student Aid Commission
603 E. 12th St., 5th floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
info@iowacollegeaid.gov
www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/constituent-request-review

Kansas
Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
www.kansasregents.org/academic_affairs/private_out_of_state/complaint_process

Kentucky
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, #320
Frankfort, KY 40601-7512
cpe.ky.gov/forstudents/consumercomplaints

Louisiana
Louisiana Board of Regents
P.O. Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3677
www.ag.state.la.us/article.aspx?articleID=36&catID=15

Maine
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
harry.osgood@maine.gov

Maryland
Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21212
410-528-8662/888-743-0823 (toll free)
mhec.maryland.gov/highered/acadaff/mhecstudentcomplaintprocess.pdf

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place
Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108
www.mass.edu/forstudents/complaints/complaintprocess.asp

Michigan
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30718
Lansing, MI 48909
www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_61343_35395_35396-139958--,00.html

Minnesota
Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=1078

Mississippi
Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
www.mississippi.edu/mcca/downloads/studentcomplaintform.pdf

Missouri
Missouri Department of Higher Education
205 Jefferson St.
P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469
dhe.mo.gov/documents/POLICYONCOMPLAINTRESOLUTION-reviseddraft.pdf

Montana
Montana University System
2500 Broadway St.
P.O. Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201
mus.edu/MUS-Statement-of-Complaint-Process.asp

Nebraska
Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
140 N. Eighth St.
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
nebraskalegislature.gov/laws/statutes.php?statute=85-2418

Nevada
Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
8778 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 115
Las Vegas, NV 89123
www.cpe.state.nv.us/CPE Complaint Info.htm

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant St.
Concord, NH 03301-3494
www.education.nh.gov/legislation/documents/hedc300adoptedrule.pdf

New Jersey
New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
P.O. Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
124 Halsey St.
Newark, NJ 07102
www.nj.gov/oag/ca/complaint/ocp.pdf

New Mexico
New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87505
www.hed.state.nm.us/institutions/complaints.aspx

New York
New York State Education Department
116 W. 32nd St., 5th floor
New York, NY 10001
www.acces.nysed.gov/bpss/students/documents/ComplaintForm.pdf

North Carolina
North Carolina Community College System Office of Proprietary Schools
200 W. Jones St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/complaint-procedures-and-forms

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

North Dakota Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division
Office of Attorney General
Gateway Professional Center
Parrell D. Grossman, Director
1050 E. Interstate Ave., Suite 200
Bismarck, ND 58503-5574
701-328-5570
pgrossman@nd.gov

Ohio
Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
30 E. Broad St., 24th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
scr.ohio.gov/ConsumerInformation/FilingaComplaint.aspx

Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
www.okhighered.org/resources/Student-Complaint-Form

Oregon
Oregon Office of Degree Authorization
775 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
www.ode.state.or.us/teachlearn/specialty/pcs/forms/complaint-procedures.doc

Oregon Attorney General
Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section
1162 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
justice.oregon.gov/forms/consumer_complaint.asp

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/higher_education/8711/complaint_procedure/1004474

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
P.O. Box 19900
San Juan, PR 00910-1900

Mrs. Carmen L. Berrios Rivera
Executive Director
Puerto Rico Council on Education
787-641-7100
cberrios@ce.pr.gov

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
Shepard Building
80 Washington St., Suite 524
Providence, RI 02903
www.ribghe.org/8a1031912.pdf

South Carolina
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St., Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
www.che.sc.gov/CHE_Docs/AcademicAffairs/License/
Complaint_procedures_and_form.pdf

South Dakota
South Dakota Board of Regents
306 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
www.sdbor.edu

South Dakota Office of Attorney General
Division of Consumer Protection
1302 E. Highway 14, Suite 3
Pierre, SD 57501-8053
http://consumer.sd.gov/complaintform.aspx

Tennessee
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243
tn.gov/assets/entities/thec/attachments/ComplaintForm.pdf
www.tn.gov/thec/article/frequently-asked-postsecondary-questions#sthash.kEU96jbR.dpuf

Texas
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=C9BD55D4-C5A3-4BC6-9A0DF17F467F4AE9

Utah
Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 E. 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
consumerprotection.utah.gov/complaints/index.html

Vermont
Vermont State Board of Education
219 N. Main St., Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641
AOE.EdInfo@state.vt.us

Vermont Attorney General’s Office
109 State St.
Montpelier, VT 05609-1001
www.uvm.edu/consumer/?Page=complaint.html

Virginia
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th St.
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
communications@schev.edu
www.schev.edu/forms/StudentComplaintInformation.pdf

Washington
Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
128 10th Ave. SW
P.O. Box 43105
Olympia, WA 98504-3105
www.wtb.wa.gov/PCS_Complaints.asp

Washington, D.C. (see District of Columbia above)

West Virginia
Dr. Kathy Butler, Senior Director of Academic Affairs
WV Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Blvd., East Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-558-0261
kbutler@hepc.wvnet.edu

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
201 W. Washington Ave., 3rd floor
Madison, WI 53703
eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp

Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Education
2300 Capitol Ave.
Hathaway Building, 2nd floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
edu.wyoming.gov/downloads/schools/student-complaint-process.pdf