Catalog 2013-2014


State Information for Filing Complaints

Western International University is regulated by a large number of state regulatory bodies across the country for filing complaints in the state that a student resides. If a student chooses to file a complaint, he or she can submit an internal complaint to the University’s Office of Dispute Management or file an external complaint with the designated state regulatory agency. The following is a list of the contact information for those regulatory bodies.

 

In Alabama, the student may contact:

The Alabama Commission of Higher Education

100 North Union Street

Montgomery, AL36104

Telephone: (334) 242-1998

and/or

The Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education

135 South Union Street

P.O. Box 302130

Montgomery, AL 36130

Telephone: (334) 293-4500

In Arizona, the student may contact:

The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education

1400 W. Washington, Room 260

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Telephone: (602) 542-5709

 

In Arkansas, the student may contact:

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board

114 East Capitol Avenue

Little Rock, AR 72201-3818

Telephone: (501) 371-2000

 

In Georgia, the student may contact:

 

The Georgia Commission

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220

Tucker, GA 30084

Telephone: (770) 414-3306

 

In Maryland, the student may contact:

 

Maryland Office of the Attorney General

200 Saint Paul Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

(410) 576-6300 or (888) 743-0023 toll free

 

OR

The Maryland Higher Education Commission

6 North Liberty Street, 10th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21201

Telephone: (800) 974-0203 toll free

 

In Minnesota, the student may contact:

 

The Minnesota Office of Higher Education

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350

St. Paul, MN 55108-5227

Telephone: (651) 642-0567

 

In Tennessee, the student may contact:

 

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission

404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900

Nashville, TN 37243-0830

Telephone: (615) 741-5293

 

In Wisconsin, the student may contact:

 

The Wisconsin Education Approval Board

201 W. Washington Ave., 3rd Floor

P.O. Box8696

Madison, WI 53708

Telephone: (608) 266-1996

 

In Wyoming, the student may contact:

 

The State of Wyoming’s Department of Education

Cheyenne Office

2300 Capital Avenue

Hathaway Building 2nd Floor

Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050

Telephone: (307) 777-7690

 

Online students residing in other states than already listed may contact:

 

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education

1400 W Washington, Room 260

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Telephone: (602) 542-5709