Distance Learning

State Authorization (S.A.)

Albany State University complies with all U.S. Department of Education regulations and state
laws and strives to provide excellent educational opportunities and consumer services.

If you have a complaint, we encourage you to reach out directly to distance learning at:
angela.jenkins@asurams.edu or 229-317-6314

For ethical violations, misconduct, or consumer complaints please see: ASU’s Office of Legal Affairs’ Compliance, Ethics, and Reporting page

To contact the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, ASU’s accrediting body, see: Complaint Procedures against SACSCOC or its Accredited Institutions document

If you would like to contact the agency within your home state, please refer to the information below.

State Agency Name / Web Site
Alabama Alabama Commission on Higher Education
http://www.ache.state.al.us/
Alaska Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
http://acpe.alaska.gov/EDUCATOR-SCHOOL/Postsecondary_Institutions/Consumer_Protection
American Samoa
Arizona Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
https://ppse.az.gov/content/arizona-state-board-private-postsecondary-education
Arkansas Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
http://www.adhe.edu/institutions/academic-affairs/institutional-certification-advisory-committee/
State Agency Name / Web Site
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
http://www.bppe.ca.gov/enforcement/complaint.shtml
Colorado Colorado Department of Higher Education
http://highered.colorado.gov
Connecticut The Office of Financial and Academic Affairs
http://www.ctohe.org/StudentComplaints.shtml
State Agency Name / Web Site
Delaware Delaware Department of Education
http://www.doe.k12.de.us
District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission
http://osse.dc.gov/service/public-complaints
State Agency Name / Web Site
Florida Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education
http://cdn.fldoe.org/policy/cie/file-a-complaint.stml
State Agency Name / Web Site
Georgia
Guam
State Agency Name / Web Site
Hawaii Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP)
hpeap@dcca.hawaii.gov
State Agency Name / Web Site
Idaho Idaho State Board of Education
https://boardofed.idaho.gov/priv_col_univ/student_complaint.asp
Illinois Illinois Board of Higher Education
http://www.ibhe.org/default.htm
Indiana Indiana Commission for Higher Education
http://www.in.gov/che/
Iowa Iowa College Student Aid Commission
https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/postsecondary-registration
State Agency Name / Web Site
Kansas The Kansas Board of Regents
http://www.kansasregents.org/academic_affairs/private_out_of_state
Kentucky Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
http://cpe.ky.gov/campuses/consumer_complaint.html
State Agency Name / Web Site
Louisiana Board of Regents State of Louisana
http://www.regents.la.gov/
State Agency Name / Web Site
Maine Maine Department of Higher Education
http://www.maine.gov/doe/highered/
Marshall Islands
Maryland Maryland Higher Education Commission
http://mhec.maryland.gov/institutions_training/Pages/distance.aspx
Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
http://www.mass.edu/
Michigan Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-61343_35414_60647_2739---,00.html
Micronesia
Minnesota Minnesota Office of Higher Education
http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=197
Mississippi Mississippi Public Universities
http://www.mississippi.edu/mcca/
Missouri Missouri Department of Higher Education
http://dhe.mo.gov/
Montana Montana University System
http://mus.edu/che/arsa/StateAuthorization/default.asp
State Agency Name / Web Site
Nebraska Nebraska's Coordinating Commission of Postsecondary Education
https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/
Nevada Nevada Commission of Postsecondary Education
http://www.cpe.state.nv.us/
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Education
http://education.nh.gov/highered/colleges/index.htm
New Jersey State of New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education
http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/
New Mexico New Mexico Higher Education Department
http://www.hed.state.nm.us/
New York New York Office of College and University Education
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/
North Carolina The University of North Carolina Board of Governors
http://www.northcarolina.edu/stateauthorization
North Dakota North Dakota University System
http://www.ndus.edu/system/state-authorization/
Northern Marianas
State Agency Name / Web Site
Ohio Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
http://scr.ohio.gov/
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
http://www.okhighered.org/
Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission
http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/default.aspx
State Agency Name / Web Site
Palau
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Education
http://www.education.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx#.VjkG4meBGJA
Puerto Rico
State Agency Name / Web Site
Rhode Island Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
http://www.ribghe.org/
State Agency Name / Web Site
South Carolina South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
https://www.che.sc.gov/
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State's Office
http://sdsos.gov/general-information/postsecondary-education/default.aspx
State Agency Name / Web Site
Tennessee Tennessee Higher Education Commission Division of Postsecondary School Authorization (DPSA)
http://www.tn.gov/thec/
Texas Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/
State Agency Name / Web Site
Utah Utah Division of Consumer Protection
http://www.consumerprotection.utah.gov/
State Agency Name / Web Site
Vermont Vermont Agency of Education
http://education.vermont.gov/index.php
Virgin Islands
Virginia State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
http://www.schev.edu/
State Agency Name / Web Site
Washington Washington Student Achievement Council
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/
West Virginia West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
http://www.wvhepc.edu/
Wisconsin Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
http://eab.state.wi.us/
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Education
http://edu.wyoming.gov/beyond-the-classroom/school-programs/private-school-licensing/