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STATE CONTACTS

The U.S. Department of Education requires disclosure to consumers residing in all states. The list below provides contact information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It should not be construed as informative of agency regulation, where an institution is licensed or in which states an institution is required to be licensed.

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
P. O. Box 302000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
https://ache.edu

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-0505
customer.service@alaska.gov

Alaska Office of Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
1031 W. Fourth Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
attorney.general@alaska.gov
http://www.law.state.ak.us

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

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

Arkansas State Board of Private Career Education
501 Woodlane, Suite 312S
Little Rock, AR 72201
sbpce@arkansas.gov
http://www.sbpce.org

California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818
W. Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
bppe@dca.ca.gov
http://www.bppe.ca.gov

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

Connecticut Department of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2326
info@ctdhe.org

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
165 Capitol Avenue
Room 110
Hartford CT 06106
trade.practices@ct.gov
https://portal.ct.gov/

Delaware Higher Education Office
Carvel State Office Building, 5th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801-3509
dheo@doe.k12.de.us

Delaware Attorney General
Consumer Protection Wilmington:
820 N. French Street 5th floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
consumer.protection@state.de.us

District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Education Licensure Commission
810 First Street, NE
9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
https://osse.dc.gov

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

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E Exchange Pl. #220
Tucker, GA 30084-5334
http://rules.sos.state.ga.us

Hawaii State Board of Education
P.O. Box 2360
Honolulu, Hawaii 96804
ocp@dcca.hawaii.gov
https://boe.hawaii.gov

Idaho State Board of Education
Attn: State Coordinator for Private Colleges and Proprietary Schools
650 West State Street
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037

Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 East Adams, 2nd Floor
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1404
info@ibhe.org
Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359

Illinois Attorney General
Consumer Fraud Bureau
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
https://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/filecomplaint.html
Consumer Fraud Hotline: (800) 243-0618

Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education
Attn: Director of Regulatory Compliance
302 W Washington Street, Room E201
Indianapolis IN 46204
https://www.in.gov/bpe

“This institution is authorized by: The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670 Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984”

Iowa Student Aid Commission
603 E. 12th Street, 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
info@iowacollegeaid.gov
http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov

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

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr #320
Frankfort, KY 40601-7512

Kentucky Board of Proprietary Education
911 Leawood Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601-3319
www.kcpe.ky.gov/

Office of the Attorney General
Capitol Suite 118 700 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-3449
consumer.protection@ag.ky.gov
www.ag.ky.gov

Louisiana Board of Regents
P.O. Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3677
http://regents.louisiana.gov

Maine Department of Education
Complaint Investigator
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
jonathan.braff@maine.gov

Maine Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
6 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
http://www.maine.gov/ag

OCC is registered with MD HEC. Students residing in Maryland may submit a complaint to the

Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 North Liberty St., 10th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Telephone 410.767.3300, 800.974.0203
Fax 410.332.0270
TTY for the Deaf 800.735.2258

Students need to complete a complaint form found at www.mhec.state.md.us.

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
consumer@oag.state.md.us

https://www.marylandattorneygeneral.gov
Consumer Protection Hotline: (410) 528-8662

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

Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth
Office of Postsecondary Services
Proprietary School Unit Staff
201 N. Washington Sq.
Lansing, MI 48913
https://www.michigan.gov/leo/0,5863,7-336-94422_2739—,00.html

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

Minnesota Attorney General’s Office
1400 Bremer Tower
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
http://www.ag.state.mn.us

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453

Mississippi Commission of Proprietary Schools and College Registration
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453

Consumer Protection Division
Office of the Attorney General
State of Mississippi
P.O. Box 22947
Jackson, Mississippi 39225-2947
http://www.ago.state.ms.us

Missouri Department of Higher Education
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469
info@dhe.mo.gov

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

Montana Office of Consumer Protection
2225 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 200151
Helena, MT 59620-0151
contactocp@mt.gov
http://www.doj.mt.gov

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005

Nebraska Department of Education
Investigations Office
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 98987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
http://www.education.ne.gov

Nebraska Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
2115 State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
http://www.ago.state.ne.us
Consumer Protection Hotline: (800) 727-6432

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

New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
3 Barrell Court #300
Concord, NH 03301-8531
http://www.nh.gov

New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625
nj_che@che.state.nj.us

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
1 John Fitch Plaza
P.O. Box 110
Trenton, NJ 08625-0110
schoolapprovalunit@dol.state.nj.us
https://www.nj.gov/labor

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
124 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
http://www.nj.gov/oag/ca

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo
Santa Fe, NM 87505
http://www.hed.state.nm.us

New York Office of College and University Evaluation
New York State Education Department
5 North Mezzanine
Albany, NY 12234
ocueinfo@mail.nysed.gov
http://www.nysed.gov/college-university-evaluation

New York Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision
New York State Education Department
99 Washington Avenue, Room 1613 OCP
Albany, New York 12234

New York State Department of State
Division of Consumer Protection
Consumer Assistance Unit
5 Empire State Plaza – Suite 2101
Albany, New York 12223-1556
https://dos.ny.gov/consumer-protection

North Carolina Community College System Office of Proprietary Schools
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/proprietary-schools

North Carolina Consumer Protection
Attorney General’s Office Mail Service Center 9001
Raleigh, NC 27699-9001
https://ncdoj.gov/protecting-consumers

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 Division
Office of Attorney General
Gateway Professional Center
1050 E Interstate Ave. Suite 200
Bismarck, ND 58503-5574
https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/consumer-resources/consumer-complaints

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
35 East Gay Street, Suite 403
Columbus, OH 43215-3138
https://scr.ohio.gov

Ohio Board of Regents
30 East Broad Street, 36th floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3414

Ohio Attorney General
Consumer Protection Section
30 E. Broad St., 14th floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3400
https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/About-AG/Service-Divisions/Consumer-Protection

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Oklahoma State Board of Private Vocational Schools
3700 Classen Boulevard Suite 250
Oklahoma City, OK 73118-2864

Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
Attn: Investigative Analyst
313 NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
https://www.oag.ok.gov/consumer-protection

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

Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission
3225 25th Street SE
Salem, OR 97302
https://www.oregon.gov/highered/Pages/index.aspx

Oregon Attorney General
Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section
1162 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
https://www.doj.state.or.us/consumer-protection/

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

Office of Attorney General
14th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120
https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/

Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
PO Box 1900
San Juan, PR 00910-1900

Puerto Rico Department of Justice
PO Box 9020192
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902-0192

Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
Shepard Building
80 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island Department of Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
http://www.riag.ri.gov/ConsumerProtection/About.php

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
http://www.che.sc.gov

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

South Dakota Office of Attorney General
Division of Consumer Protection
1302 E Hwy 14 Suite 3
Pierre SD 57501-8053
https://consumer.sd.gov/

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243
https://www.tn.gov/thec.html

Texas Workforce Commission
Career Schools and Colleges – Room 226-T
101 East 15th Street
Austin, Texas 78778-0001
https://twc.texas.gov/partners/career-schools-colleges-resources

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, Texas 78752

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
PO Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711-2548
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection

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

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

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

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

Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way
Olympia, WA 98502
studentcomplaints@wa.gov
https://wsac.wa.gov/student-complaints

Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
128 10th Avenue SW
PO Box 43105
Olympia, WA 98504-3105
workforce@wtb.wa.gov
https://www.wtb.wa.gov/

Washington State Office of the Attorney General
1125 Washington Street SE
PO Box 40100
Olympia, WA 98504-0100
https://www.atg.wa.gov/

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Blvd E., Ste 700
Charleston WV 25301-2800

Community and Technical College System of West Virginia
1018 Kanawha Blvd. E., Ste. 700
Charleston WV 25301

West Virginia Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
PO Box 1789
Charleston, WV 25326-1789
https://ago.wv.gov/consumerprotection

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
30 W. Mifflin St., 9th Floor
P.O. Box 8696
Madison, WI 53708
eabmail@eab.state.wi.us
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/Default.aspx

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

Attorney General’s Office
123 Capitol Building 200 W. 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002

* This list includes contact information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico and should not be construed as informative of what agencies regulate the institution or in what states the institution is licensed or required to be licensed. States, through the relevant agencies or Attorney Generals Offices will accept complaints regardless of whether the an institution is required to be licensed in that state.

To submit a complaint, question, or concern, please email it to elearninghelp@ocean.edu.

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