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Other State Agencies

DePaul University is a participating member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Online students living in the states listed below may provide feedback or register complaints with the State of Illinois’ SARA Portal Entity, or with the appropriate in-state entity listed below.

Illinois (Portal Entity):
Illinois SARA Coordinator
Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Phone: 217.557.7382
Web: sara@ibhe.org

Alabama: Alabama Commission on Higher Education - Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning
100 North Union Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-242-2179
Web: http://www.ache.state.al.us

Alaska: Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 110505, Juneau, AK 99811-0505
Phone: 907-465-6741
Web: acpe.alaska.gov

Arizona: Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Phone: 602-542-2399
Web: https://ppse.az.gov/content/student-complaint-procedure

Arkansas: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-8000
Web: http://www.adhe.edu

California: California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: 916-431-6924
Web: http://www.bppe.ca.gov/enforcement/complaint.shtml

Colorado: Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-866-2733
Web: http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Complaints

Connecticut: Connecticut Office of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street, Harford, CT 06105-2326
Phone: 860-947-1822
Web: www.ctohe.org

Delaware: Delaware Department of Education
401 Federal Street, Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone: 302‐857‐3388
Web: www.doe.k12.de.us

District of Columbia: Office of the State Superintendent of Education
810 First Street, NE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202‐724‐2095
Web: http://osse.dc.gov/service/programs

Florida: Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education
Phone: 850‐245‐3200
Web: www.fldoe.org

Georgia: Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305
Phone: 770-414-3300
Web: www.gnpec.org

Idaho: Idaho State Board of Education
P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0037
Phone: 202-332-1587
Web: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/priv_col_univ/student_complaint.asp

Indiana: Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 670, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 464-4400
Web: http://www.in.gov/bpe/2329.htm

Iowa: Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Phone: 515‐725‐3413
Web: http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov

Kansas: Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368
Phone: 785-296-3421
Web: http://www.kansasregents.org/

Kentucky: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601-8204
Phone: 502.573.1555
Web: http://cpe.ky.gov

Louisiana: Louisiana Board of Regents
P.O. Box 3677, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-326-6200
Web: http://www.regents.la.gov/page/StudentComplaints

Maine: Maine Department of Education, Office of Higher Education
Augusta, Maine 04333
Phone: 207‐624‐6846
Web: www.maine.gov/doe/highered/

Maryland: Maryland Higher Education Commission
200 Saint Paul Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 410-528-8662
Web: www.mhec.maryland.gov/insitutions_training/pages/career/pcs/complaint.aspx

Massachusetts: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Rm 1401
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-994-6950
Web: www.mass.edu/forstufam/complaints/complaints.asp

Michigan: Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
PO Box 30714, Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: 517‐241‐6806
Web: https://www.michigan.gov/lara

Minnesota: Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 651-259-3975
Web: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=1078

Mississippi: Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-432-6372
Web: www.mississippi.edu/mcca/

Missouri: Missouri Department of Higher Education
Phone: 573‐751‐2361
Web: https://dhe.mo.gov/documents/POLICYONCOMPLAINTRESOLUTION-reviseddraft.pdf

Montana: Montana University System, Montana Board of Regents
2500 Broadway Street, Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406‐444‐0345
Web: http://mus.edu/MUS-Statement-of-Complaint-Process.asp

Nebraska: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005, Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
Phone: 402‐471‐0030
Web: https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/

Nevada: Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
8778 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 115
Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
Phone: 702-486-7330
Web: http://www.doe.nv.gov/home/FAQs/Higher_Education_FAQ/

New Hampshire: New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301-3494
Phone: 603‐271‐0257
Web: www.education.nh.gov

New Jersey: New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education
Phone: 609‐292‐4310 609‐292‐8052
Web: http://www.nj.gov/highereducation/index.shtml

New Mexico: New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100
Phone: 505-476-8400 505-476-8418
Web: http://www.hed.state.nm.us/institutions/complaints.aspx

New York: New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 969 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: 518-474-2593
Web: http://www.highered.nysed.gov

North Carolina: North Carolina Post Secondary Education
910 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27575-2688
Phone: 919-962-4621
Web: http://www.ncdoj.gov/complaint 

North Dakota: North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education
State Capitol, 15th Floor, 600 East Blvd Avenue, Dept. 270, Bismark, ND 58505-0610
Phone: 701‐328‐2678
Web: http://www.nd.gov/cte/

Ohio: Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-2752
Web: http://scr.ohio.gov/ConsumerInformation/FilingaComplaint.aspx

Oklahoma: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 405-234‐4300
Web: http://www.okhighered.org/current-college-students/complaints.shtml

Oregon: Oregon Office of Degree Authorization/Oregon Department of Education ‐ Private and Career Schools Office
1500 Valley Rive Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 503-947-5600
Web: http://www.oregon.gov/highered/institutions-programs/private/Pages/private-postsecondary.aspx

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Department of Education
Harrisburg Regional Office, 333 Market Street, 8th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 1726
Phone: 717‐783‐8228
Web: http://www.education.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx#.VV4LEEaAsak

Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico Council on Education
268 Avenue Ponce De Leon, San Juan, PR 00918
Phone: 787‐641‐7100
Web: http://www.ce.pr.gov/

Rhode Island: Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
Shepard Bldg, 80 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-456-6010
Web: http://www.ribghe.org/pdfs/BOGStudentComplaintProcessII011012.pdf

South Carolina: South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St, STE 300, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-737-2260
Web: www.che.sc.gov

South Dakota: South Dakota Secretary of State
1302 E Hwy 14, Suite 3, Pierre, SD 57501-8503
Phone: 605-773-4400
Web: https://sdsos.gov/

Tennessee: Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Division of Postsecondary School Authorization
Attn:  Consumer Resources Division, 414 Union Street, Suite 1000, Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-741-3605   1-800-778-4215
Web: https://www.tn.gov/thec/article/frequently-asked-postsecondary-questions

Texas: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
PO Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711-2788
Phone: 512-427-6101
Web: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=051F93F5-03D4-9CCE-40FA9F46F2CD3C9D

Utah: Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-530-6601
Web: http://www.consumerprotection.utah.gov/

Vermont: Vermont Agency of Education
120 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620
Phone: 802‐828‐5402
Web: www.education.vermont.gov

Virginia: State Council for Higher Education for Virginia
101 N 14th Street, 10th Flr, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804‐225‐2629
Web: www.schev.edu

Washington: Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way SW, Olympia, WA 98540-3430
Phone: 360‐753‐7800
Web: www.wsac.wa.gov

West Virginia: West Virginia Attorney General's Consumer Protection
Division/Consumer Protection Hotline
P.O. Box 1789, Charleston, WV 25326
Phone: 1-800-368-8808
Web: http://www.wvhepc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Student-Complaint-Process-revised-3.pdf

Wisconsin: Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
201 W. Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-266-1996
Web: http://eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp

Wyoming: Wyoming Department of Education
320 W Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501
Phone: 307-777-6210
Web: http://edu.wyoming.gov/