The following list comprises the agencies in every state that handle student issues and complaints.  If you would like to discuss an issue or file a complaint to an administrator at the Institute, please contact Dr. Barry Lease, Program Director at

State Agency Link or Contact Information for State’s Complaint Process
Alabama Not accepting application.
Alaska Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
Arizona Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Arkansas Not accepting application.
California California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
 Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools
 Connecticut  Not accepting application.
 Delaware  Delaware Department of Education Per Delaware’s regulation code 14 DE Administrative Code, 292 – Section 7.0-Violations of the Law, the Delaware Department of Education refers all complaints to the Delaware Attorney General’s Office.
Phone: (302) 577-8600
Email: Attorney.General@State.DE.US
 District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission
 Florida Commission for Independent Education Florida Department of Education 
 Georgia  Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
 Hawaii  Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program 
 Idaho  Idaho State Board of Education
 Illinois  Illinois Board of Higher Education
 Indiana  Indiana Commission for Higher Education/Indiana Board for Proprietary Education 
 Iowa  Iowa College Student Aid Commission
 Kansas  Kansas Board of Regents
Kentucky  Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
 Louisiana  Louisiana Board of Regents
 Maine  Maine Department of Higher Education Contact Info:
Harry W. Osgood, Higher Education Specialist
Phone: (207) 624-6846
Maryland  Maryland Higher Education Commission
Massachusetts Not accepting application.
Michigan Michigan Department of Licensing and Regularoty Affairs,4601,7-154-35299_61343_35395_35396—,00.html
Minnesota Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Mississippi Commission of Propietary School and College Registration
Missouri Missouri Department of Higher Education
Montana Montana University System Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
Nebraska Not accepting application.
Nevada Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Education Division of High Education – Higher Education Commission
New Jersey New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education
New Mexico New Mexico Higher Education Department
New York Office of College and University Evaluation
North Carolina Not accepting application.
North Dakota North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education (Diploma Program)
North Dakota University System (Associate Program)
Ohio The Ohio Board of Regents Contact Info:
Phone: (614) 466-6000
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Contact Info:
Phone: (405) 225-9100
Oregon Not accepting application.
Pennsylvania Information available on Enrollement Contract
Rhode Island Rhode Island Office of Higher Education
South Carolina South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
South Dakota South Dakota Attorney General Office Contact Info:
Phone: (605) 773-3215
Tennessee Tennessee Higher Education Commission Division of Postsecondary School Authorization
Texas Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Utah Utah Division of Consumer Protection
Vermont Vermont State Board of Education Through the Vermont Agency of Education
Virginia Private and Out-of-State Postsecondary Education
Washington Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
West Virginia West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Contact Info:
Dr. Kathy Butler, Senior Director of Academic Affairs
Phone: (304) 558-0261
Wisconsin Not accepting application.
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Education