State Authorization Status
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Key

State authorization is currently being determined
EWU students are authorized in this state
Some distance education activities are approved in this state
EWU will not serve students in this state

Alaska


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are approved in this state

Notes

All online and courses offered at a distance are approved in this state. Field placements such as field trips, internships, clinicals, parcticums, and performances are authorized however, site reviews and activities that involve faculty or staff to physically go to Alaska are not approved.

Grievance Contact

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/pdf/consumer/FORM_complaint.pdf


Alabama


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
PO Box 302000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
http://www.accs.cc/newlicense/Complaints.aspx


Arkansas


Not Authorized:

EWU will not serve students in this state.

Grievance Contact

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street
Suite 400
Little Rock, Ar 72201
(501) 371-2000
ADHE_Info@adhe.edu


Arizona


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington Street
Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007
https://ppse.az.gov/content/arizona-state-board-private-postsecondary-education


California


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Attorney Generalís Office
California Department of Justice
Attn: Public Inquiry Unit
P.O. Box 9044255
Sacramento, CA 94244-2550
http://oag.ca.gov/contact/general-comment-question-or-complaint-form


Colorado


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Attn: Public Inquiry Unit
Denver, CO 80202
http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Complaints/default.html


Connecticut


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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
http://www.ct.gov/dcp/site/default.asp
Consumer Complaint Hotline: (800) 842-2649


District of Columbia


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Education Licensure Commission
810 First Street, NE
9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
http://osse.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/osse/publication/attachments/Complaint%20Form%20June%2010.pdf


Delaware


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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


Florida


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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


Georgia


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E. Exchange Pl. #220
Tucker, GA 30084-5334
www.gnpec.org
http://www.gnpec.org/forms/pdf%20files/ComplaintProcess.pdf


Hawaii


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Hawaii State Board of Education
PO Box 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
ocp@dcca.hawaii.gov
http://cca.hawaii.gov/ocp/


Iowa


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Iowa Student Aid Commission
603 E. 12th Street, 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
info@iowacollegeaid.gov
https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/forms-and-applications


Idaho


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

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


Illinois


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 East Adams, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1404
info@ibhe.org

Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359 Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777
http://webprod1.isbe.net/contactisbe/

Illinois Attorney General
Consumer Fraud Bureau
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/about/email_consumers.jsp
http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/conscomp.pdf
Consumer Fraud Hotline: (800) 243-0618


Indiana


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education
Attn: Director of Regulatory Compliance
302 W Washington Street, Room E201
Indianapolis, IN 46204
http://www.in.gov/cpe/files/sf39280-complaint.pdf


Kansas


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
http://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/2771-2014_PrivatePS_complaintprocedureandform_April2014.pdf


Kentucky


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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
http://kpi.ky.gov/Form%20Library/Complaint%20Form.pdf

Office of the Attorney General
Capitol Suite 118
700 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601-3449
consumer.protection@ag.ky.gov
http://ag.ky.gov/civil/consumerprotection/complaints


Louisiana


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Louisiana Board of Regents
PO Box 3677
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3677
http://www.regentsfiles.org/assets/docs/ProprietarySchools/StudentComplaintProcedure.pdf


Massachusetts


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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


Maryland


Not Authorized:

EWU will not serve students in this state.

Grievance Contact

Maryland Higher Education Commission
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401-3013
http://www.mhec.state.md.us/career/pcs/gripe.asp

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
consumer@oag.state.md.us
https://web.oag.state.md.us/editor/customer/onlineformhelpers/formviewer.aspx?filename=MUGeneral.htm
Consumer Protection Hotline: (410) 528-8662


Maine


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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/consumer/complaints/complaint_form.shtml


Michigan


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth
Office of Postsecondary Services
Proprietary School Unit Staff
201 N. Washington Sq.
Lansing, MI 48913
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/lara_bcc_oas_statement_of_complaint_420565_7.pdf


Minnesota


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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


Missouri


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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


Mississippi


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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
PO Box 22947
Jackson, MS 39225-2947
http://www.ago.state.ms.us/index.php/contact
http://www.ago.state.ms.us/forms/consumer-protection-complaint-form/

Montana


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

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
https://doj.mt.gov/consumer/consumer-complaints/


North Carolina


Not Authorized:

EWU will not serve students in this state.

Grievance Contact

University of North Carolina Board of Governors
PO Box 2688 Chapel Hill 27514
mryan@northcarolina.edu 919-96
2-4558 www.northcarolina.edu/bog/
North Dakota


North Dakota


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

North Dakora Department of Career and Technical Education
Debra Huber
Administrator, Educational Equity, Private Postsecondary Institutions,
and Special Populations
State Capitol 15th Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 270
Bismarck, ND 58505-0610

Nebraska


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
PO Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005

Nebraska Department of Education
Investigations Office
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 98987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
http://www.education.ne.gov/PPCS/PDF%20Folders/PDF%20Documents/PPCS%20Forms/Complaint-form.pdf

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


New Hampshire


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are approved in this state

Notes

Online and courses offered at a distance are approved in this state. Field trips, internships, clinicals, practicums, and performances are not authorized.

Grievance Contact

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


New Jersey


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are approved in this state

Notes

EWU cannot provide the student with a list of sites in the state to choose from for field placements. The EWU site supervisor can reject the chosen site, but the initial contact must originate with the student.

Grievance Contact

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
PO Box 110
Trenton, NJ 08625-0110
schoolapprovalunit@dol.state.nj.us
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/forms_pdfs/edtrain/Conflict%20Resolution%20Questionnaire.pdf

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


New Mexico


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo
Santa Fe, NM 87505
http://www.hed.state.nm.us/students/hed-student-complaint-form.aspx


Nevada


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
3663 East Sunset Road
Suite 202
Las Vegas, Nevada 89120
http://www.cpe.state.nv.us/CPE%20Complaint%20Info.htm


New York


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/spr/COMPLAINTFORMINFO.html

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

New York State Department of State
Division of Consumer Protection
Consumer Assistance Unit
5 Empire State Plaza - Suite 2101
Albany, NY 12223-1556


Ohio


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
35 East Gay Street, Suite 403
Columbus, OH 43215-3138
Ohio Board of Regents
30 East Broad Street, 36th floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
http://scr.ohio.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=%2bwaKHWPRAH8%3d&tabid=68


Oklahoma


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are approved in this state

Notes

The following distance education activity is NOT approved in this state:
Proctored exams


Grievance Contact

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
www.ok.gov/oag/documents/Consumer%20Complaint%20Form.pdf


Oregon


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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

Oregon Department of Education
Private Career Schools Office
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310-0203
http://www.ode.state.or.us/teachlearn/specialty/pcs/forms/complaint-procedures.doc

Oregon Attorney General
Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section
1162 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
https://justice.oregon.gov/forms/consumer_complaint.asp


Pennsylvania


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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

Office of Attorney General
Bureau of Consumer Protection
14th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120
http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/uploadedFiles/Complaints/BCP_Complaint_Form.pdf


Rhode Island


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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.state.ri.us/documents/consumer/ConsumerComplaintForm.pdf


South Carolina


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St., Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
http://www.che.sc.gov/Portals/0/CHE_Docs/academicaffairs/license/complaint_procedures_and_form.pdf


South Dakota


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

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
http://atg.sd.gov/Consumers/HandlingComplaints/ConsumerComplaintForm.aspx


Tennessee


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are approved in this state

Notes

EWU cannot provide the student with a list of sites in the state to choose from for field placements. The EWU site supervisor can reject the chosen site, but the initial contact must originate with the student.

Grievance Contact

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243
http://www.tn.gov/thec/Divisions/LRA/PostsecondaryAuth/Complaint%20Form.rtf


Texas


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

Workforce Commission
101 East 15th Street Austin 78778
michael.delong@twc.state.tx.us
512-936-3104
www.twc.state.tx.us


Utah


Authorized with Stipulations:

Some distance education activities are approved in this state

Notes

State funded courses are not approved in this state. All other courses offered at a distance, as well as all field placements (field trips, internships, clinicals, practicums and performances), are approved.

Grievance Contact

Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
consumerprotection@utah.gov
http://consumerprotection.utah.gov/complaints/index.html


Virginia


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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


Vermont


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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

Vermont Attorney Generalís Office
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1001


Washington


Authorized:

EWU students are authorized in this state

Grievance Contact

Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
917 Lakeridge Way
PO Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
dainfo@hecb.wa.gov
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/protecting-education-consumers

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

Washington State Office of the Attorney General
1125 Washington Street SE
PO Box 40100
Olympia, WA 98504-0100
https://fortress.wa.gov/atg/formhandler/ago/ContactForm.aspx?subject=Consumer%20Protection (email)
https://fortress.wa.gov/atg/formhandler/ago/ComplaintForm.aspx (complaint form)


Wisconsin


Not Authorized:

EWU will not serve students in this state.

Grievance Contact

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
30 W. Mifflin St., 9th Floor
P.O. Box 8696
Madison, WI 53708
eabmail@eab.state.wi.us
http://eab.state.wi.us/resources/complaint.asp


West Virginia


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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
http://www.wvago.gov/pdf/general%20complaint.pdf


Wyoming


In Process:

State authorization is currently being determined

Grievance Contact

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