Additional Resources for Filing Student Complaints

Student complaints can be filed by contacting the following agencies:


Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission
230 North LaSalle Street
Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
1-800-621-7440 or 312-263-0456 (Phone)


U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
1-800-872-5327 or 202-401-2000 (Phone)


Nebraska Department of Education

The Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
402-471-2295 (Phone)


Office for Civil Rights

Office for Civil Rights - Headquarters
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 509F HHH Bldg.
Washington, DC 20201


Alabama

Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education
135 South Union Street
Montgomery AL 36104-4340
http://www.accs.cc


Alaska

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-0505
EED.ACPE-IA@alaska.gov  complaint request form


Arizona

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
http://azppse.state.az.us


Arkansas

Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
114 East Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201
http://www.adhe.edu


California

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


Colorado

Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway
Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202
http://highered.colorado.gov


Connecticut

The Connecticut Office of Higher Education
61 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2326
http://www.ctohe.org


Delaware

Delaware Department of Education
John G. Townsend Building
401 Federal Street
Dover, Delaware 19901
http://www.doe.k12.de.us


District of Columbia

DC Education Licensure Commission
810 First Street NE 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
202-727-6436
http://osse.dc.gov/publication/education-licensure-commission-public-complaint-form


Florida

Commission for Independent Education
325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL. 32399-0400
http://www.fldoe.org


Georgia

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E. Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084-5334
http://www.gnpec.org


Hawaii

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
120 Pauahi Street, Suite 212
New Kaiko’o Building
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
808-933-0910
http://cca.hawaii.gov/ocp/consumer-complaint/


Idaho

State Coordinator for Private Colleges & Proprietary Schools
Idaho State Board of Education
650 W. State St
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037
harv.lyter@osbe.idaho.gov
http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov


Illinois

Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 East Adams Street, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701
Complaints must be in submitted in writing :  info@ibhe.org


Indiana

Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 550
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
http://www.in.gov


Iowa

Iowa College Student Aid Commission          
603 E. 12th Street FL 5th
Des Moines, IA 50319
Fax: (515-725-3402
http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov


Kansas

Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
http://www.kansasregents.org


Kentucky

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY, 40601
http://cpe.ky.gov


Louisiana

The Louisiana State Attorney General
Consumer Protection Section
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9005
http://www.ag.state.la.us


Maine

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


Maryland

Consumer Protection Division
Office of the Attorney General
200 Saint Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
http://www.oag.state.md.us


Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108
http://www.mass.edu


Michigan

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Commercial Services, Licensing Division
Proprietary School Unit
PO Box 30714
Lansing, MI 48909
http://www.michigan.gov/pss


Minnesota

Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN, 55108-5227
http://www.ohe.state.mn.us


Mississippi

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS   39211
http://www.mississippi.edu/


Missouri

Missouri Department of Higher Education
205 Jefferson St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
http://www.dhe.mo.gov


Montana

Montana Office of Consumer Protection
2215 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 200151
Helena, MT 59620-0151\
https://doj.mt.gov


Nebraska

Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
140 N. 8th Street, Suite 300
Lincoln, NE 68508
http://nebraskalegislature.gov


Nevada

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202
Las Vegas, Nevada 89120
http://www.cpe.state.nv.us


New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Education
Department of Higher Education
101 Pleasant ST
Concord, NH 03301-3494
http://www.education.nh.gov


New Jersey

State of New Jersey Higher Education
20 West State Street, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
http://www.state.nj.us


New Mexico

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2408 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100
http://hed.state.nm.us/


New York

University of the State of New York
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Av
Albany, NY 12234
http://www.highered.nysed.gov


North Carolina

Post-Secondary Education Complaints office
Director of Licensure and Workforce Studies
University of North Carolina, General Administration
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
studentcomplaint@northcarolina.edu


North Dakota

Office of Attorney General
Gateway Professional Center
1050 East Interstate Av, Suite 200
Bismarck, ND 58503
http://www.ag.state.nd.us


Ohio

The Ohio Board of Regents
30 East Broad St 36th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
http://www.ohiohighered.org


Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Academic Affairs Office
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
http://www.okhighered.org


Oregon

Office of Degree Authorization
Oregon Student Access Commission
1500 Valley river Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov


Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Education
Postsecondary and Adult Education
333 Market St, 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
http://www.portal.state.pa.us


Rhode Island

Commissioner of Higher Education
RI Office of Higher Education
80 Washington Street, Suite 524
Providence, RI 02903
http://www.ribghe.org


South Carolina

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Nonpublic Postsecondary Institution Licensing
1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
http://www.che.sc.gov


South Dakota

South Dakota Attorney General’s Office
1302 E Hwy 14, Suite 1
Pierre, SD 57501-8501
http://www.atg.sd.gov


Tennessee

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Investigations Officer
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243
http://www.tn.gov


Texas

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15th St. Room 226T
Austin, TX 78778-0001
http://www.twc.state.tx.us


Utah

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
http://www.consumerprotection.utah.gov


Vermont

Vermont Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
http://www.education.vermont.gov


Virginia

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street, 9th Floor
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
http://www.schev.edu


Washington

Washington Student Achievement Council
P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/


West Virginia

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Blvd., E. Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
https://www.wvhepc.org


Wisconsin

Education Approval Board
30 W. Mifflin Street, 9th Floor
Madison, WI 53703
http://eab.state.wi.us


Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Education
2300 Capitol Avenue
Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
http://edu.wyoming.gov