Student Complaint Process

Federal Regulations require us to provide prospective and current students with contact information for filing complaints with the appropriate agency in the state where the student resides. Listed below is contact information for education agencies in each state.

For contact information of accreditors and state entities, please visit our Accreditor Contact Information page.

Alabama Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Phone: (334) 242-1998
Fax: (334) 242-0268

Alaska Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
Phone: (907) 465-2962
Fax: (907) 465-5316

Arizona Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Phone: (602) 542-5709
Fax: (602) 542-1253
 
Arkansas Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Phone: (501) 371-2000
Complaint Procedure
 
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Phone: (916) 431-6959
Fax: (916) 263-1895
Complaint Form

Colorado Colorado Department of Higher Education
Phone: (303) 866-2723
Fax: (303) 866-4266
Complaint Policy

Connecticut Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Phone: (860) 947-1801

Delaware Delaware Department of Education
Phone: (302) 735-4000
Fax: (302) 739-4654

Florida Florida Department of Education
Phone: (850) 245-0505
Fax: (850) 245-9667
File a Complaint

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
Phone: (770) 414-3000
Fax: (770) 414-3309

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Phone: (808) 933-0910
Fax: (808) 933-8845

Idaho Idaho Board of Education
Phone: (208) 334-2270
Fax: (208) 334-2632
Complaint Procedures

Illinois Illinois Board of Higher Education
Phone: (217) 782-2551
Fax: (317) 233-4219
Filing Complaints

Indiana Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education
Phone: (317) 232-1320
Fax: (317) 233-4212
Student Complaint Form

Iowa Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Phone: (515) 725-3400
Fax: (515) 725-3401

Kansas Kansas Board of Regents
Phone: (785) 296-4917
Fax: (785) 296-7052
Complaint Procedure

Kentucky Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Phone: (502) 573-1555
Fax: (502) 573-1535

Louisiana Louisiana Board of Regents
Phone: (225) 342-4253
Fax: (225) 342-9318

Maine Maine Department of Education
Phone: (207) 624-6600
Fax: (207) 624-6700

Maryland Maryland Higher Education Commission
Phone: (410) 260-4500
Fax: (410) 260-4500
Student Complaint Process

Massachusetts Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Phone: (617) 994-6950
Fax: (617) 727-0955
Complaint Process

Michigan Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth
Phone: (517) 373-1820
Fax: (517) 373-2129
Complaint Form

Minnesota Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Phone: (651) 642-0567
Fax: (651) 642-0675
Complaint Page

Mississippi Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
Phone: (601) 432-6198
Fax: (601) 432-6225

Missouri Missouri Department of Higher Education
Phone: (573) 751-2361
Fax: (573) 751-6635
Complaint Resolution

Montana Montana University System, Montana Board of Regents
Phone: (406) 444-6570

Nebraska Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Phone: (402) 471-2847
Fax: (402) 471-2886

Nevada Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
Phone: (702) 486-7330
Fax: (702) 486-7340
Student Complaints

New Hampshire New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
Phone: (603) 271-3494

New Jersey New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
Phone: (609) 588-3226
Filing Complaints

New Mexico New Mexico Higher Education Department
Phone: (505) 476-8400
Fax: (505) 476-8453
Complaint Registration

New York Office of College and University Evaluation
Phone: (518) 474-2593
Fax: (518) 486-2779
Filing Complaints

North Carolina North Carolina Community College System, Office of Proprietary School Services
Phone: (919)807-7146
Fax: (919) 807-7164
Complaint Procedures

North Dakota North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education
Phone: (701) 328-3180
Fax: (701) 328-1255

Ohio Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
Phone: (614) 466-2752
Fax: (614) 466-2219
Filing a Complaint

Oklahoma Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Phone: (405) 225-9100

Oregon Department of Education – Private and Career Schools Office
Phone: (503) 947-5600
Fax: (503) 378-5156
Filing a Complaint

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Program Service
Phone: (717) 783-6137
Fax: (717)783-6139

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
Phone: (787) 641-7100
Fax: (787) 641-2473

Rhode Island Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
Phone: (401) 456-6008

South Carolina South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Phone: (803) 737-2260
Fax: (803) 737-2297
Complaint Procedures

South Dakota South Dakota Board of Regents
Phone: (605) 773 3455
 
Tennessee Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Phone: (615) 741-3650
Fax: (615) 741-6230

Texas Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Phone: (334) 242-1998
Fax: (512) 427-6101

Utah Utah Division of Consumer Protection
Phone: (801) 530-6601
Fax: (801) 530-6001
Complaints

Vermont Vermont Agency of Education
Phone: (802) 828-3135

Virginia Private & Out-of-State Postsecondary Education, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Phone: (804) 371-2285
Fax: (804) 225-2604

Washington Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
Phone: (360) 753-7869

Washington DC Washington DC – Education Licensure Commission
Phone: (202) 442-4465
Fax: (334) 242-0268

West Virginia West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Phone: (304) 558-4016
Complaints Process

Wisconsin Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
Phone: (608) 266-1996
Fax: (608) 264-8477
Student Complaints

Wyoming Wyoming Department of Education
Phone: (307) 777-5712

Page maintained by Stephanie Onthank
Last update on October 9, 2013