State Higher Education Agencies

 

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  • Alabama Commission on Higher Education
  • P.O. Box 302000
  • Montgomery, AL 36130-2000
  • Phone: (334) 242-1998
  • Toll-Free: (800) 960-7773
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: AL Residents Only
  • Fax: (334) 242-0268
  • Email: deborah.nettles@ache.alabama.gov or tim.vick@ache.alabama.gov
  • Website: http://www.ache.alabama.gov
  • Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
  • P.O. Box 110505
  • Juneau, AK 99811-0505
  • Phone: (907) 465-2962
  • Toll-Free: (800) 441-2962
  • Fax: (907) 465-5316
  • TTY: (907) 465-3143
  • Email: customer_service@acpe.state.ak.us
  • Website: http://alaskadvantage.state.ak.us/
  • Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
  • Suite 650
  • 2020 North Central Avenue
  • Phoenix, AZ 85004-4503
  • Phone: (602) 258-2435
  • Fax: (602) 258-2483
  • Email: jsloan@azhighered.gov or acpe@azhighered.gov
  • Website: http://www.azhighered.gov/home.aspx
  • Arkansas Department of Higher Education
  • Five Main Place Building
  • 423 Main Street, Suite 400
  • Little Rock, AR 72201-3818
  • Phone: (501) 371-2000
  • Fax: (501) 371-2001
  • Email: Rick.Jenkins@adhe.edu or ADHE_Info@adhe.edu
  • Website: http://www.adhe.edu
  • California Student Aid Commission
  • P.O. Box 419027
  • Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9027
  • Phone: (916) 526-7590
  • Toll-Free: (888) 224-7268
  • Fax: (916) 526-8004
  • Email: studentsupport@csac.ca.gov
  • Website: http://www.csac.ca.gov/
  • Colorado Department of Higher Education
  • Suite 1600
  • 1560 Broadway
  • Denver, CO 80202
  • Phone: (303) 866-2723
  • Fax: (303) 866-4266
  • Email: executivedirector@dhe.state.co.us
  • Website: http://highered.colorado.gov/
  • Connecticut Department of Higher Education
  • 61 Woodland Street
  • Hartford, CT 06105-2326
  • Phone: (860) 947-1800
  • Toll-Free: (800) 842-0229
  • Fax: (860) 947-1310
  • Email: lnegro@ctdhe.org or meotti@ctdhe.org
  • Website: http://www.ctdhe.org/
  • Delaware Higher Education Commission
  • The Townsend Building
  • 401 Federal St, Suite 2
  • Dover, DE 19901
  • Phone: (302) 735-4120
  • Toll-Free: (800) 292-7935
  • Fax: (302) 739-5894
  • Email: dheo@doe.k12.de.us
  • Website: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/dhec/
  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education (District of Columbia)
  • State Board of Education
  • 441 Fourth Street, NW
  • uite 350 North
  • Washington, DC 20001
  • Phone: (202) 727-6436
  • Toll-Free: (877) 485-6751
  • Fax: (202) 727-2834
  • TTY: (202) 727-1675
  • Email: osse@dc.gov or sboe@dc.gov
  • Website: http://osse.dc.gov
  • Office of Student Financial Assistance (Florida)
  • State Department of Education
  • Suite 70
  • 1940 North Monroe Street
  • Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
  • Phone: (850) 410-5180
  • Toll-Free: (888) 827-2004
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: FL residents only
  • Fax: (850) 487-1809
  • Email: Theresa.Antworth@fldoe.org or osfa@fldoe.org
  • Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/osfahomepg.htm
  • Georgia Student Finance Commission
  • Loan Services
  • 2082 East Exchange Place
  • Tucker, GA 30084
  • Phone: (770) 724-9000
  • Toll-Free: (800) 505-4732
  • Fax: (770) 724-9089
  • Email: gsfcinfo@gsfc.org or monetr@gsfc.org
  • Website: http://www.gsfc.org/
  • Georgia Student Finance Commission
  • Loan Services
  • 2082 East Exchange Place
  • Tucker, GA 30084
  • Phone: (770) 724-9000
  • Toll-Free: (800) 505-4732
  • Fax: (770) 724-9089
  • Email: gsfcinfo@gsfc.org or monetr@gsfc.org
  • Website: http://www.gsfc.org/
  • State Postsecondary Education Commission (Hawaii)
  • Office of the Board of Regents
  • Room 209
  • 2444 Dole Street
  • Honolulu, HI 96822-2302
  • Phone: (808) 956-8213
  • Fax: (808) 956-5158
  • Email: bor@hawaii.edu or ppang@hawaii.edu
  • Website: http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/bor/
  • Idaho State Board of Education
  • P.O. Box 83720
  • 650 West State Street
  • Boise, ID 83720-0037
  • Phone: (208) 334-2270
  • Fax: (208) 334-2632
  • Email: board@osbe.idaho.gov or tracie.bent@osbe.idaho.gov
  • Website: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/
  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission
  • 1755 Lake Cook Road
  • Deerfield, IL 60015-5209
  • Phone: (847) 948-8500
  • Toll-Free: (800) 899-4722
  • Fax: (847) 831-8549
  • TTY: (847) 831-8326
  • Email: collegezone@isac.org or jeckley@isac.org
  • Website: http://www.collegezone.com/
  • Indiana Commission for Higher Education
  • Suite 550
  • 101 West Ohio Street
  • Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
  • Phone: (317) 464-4400
  • Fax: (317) 464-4410
  • Email: tlubbers@che.in.gov
  • Website: http://www.che.in.gov/
  • State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
  • Suite 500
  • 150 West Market Street
  • Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
  • Phone: (317) 232-2350
  • Toll-Free: (888) 528-4719
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: IN residents only
  • Fax: (317) 232-3260
  • Email: grants@ssaci.state.in.us
  • Website: http://www.ssaci.in.gov/
  • Iowa College Student Aid Commission
  • 603 E. 12th Street, FL 5th
  • Des Moines, IA 50319
  • Phone: (515) 725-3400
  • Toll-Free: (800) 383-4222
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: IA residents only
  • Fax: (515) 725-3401
  • Email: info@iowacollegeaid.org or keith.greiner@iowa.gov
  • Website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/
  • Kansas Board of Regents
  • Curtis State Office Building
  • Suite 520
  • 1000 SW Jackson Street
  • Topeka, KS 66612-1368
  • Phone: (785) 296-3421
  • Fax: (785) 296-0983
  • Email: cbollig@ksbor.org or atompkins@ksbor.org
  • Website: http://www.kansasregents.org/
  • Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
  • P.O. Box 798
  • Frankfort, KY 40602-0798
  • Phone: (502) 696-7200
  • Toll-Free: (800) 928-8926
  • Fax: (502) 696-7496
  • TTY: (800) 855-2880
  • Email: inquiries@kheaa.com
  • Website: http://www.kheaa.com/
  • Louisiana Top
  • Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
  • P.O. Box 91202
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202
  • Phone: (225) 922-1012
  • Toll-Free: (800) 259-5626 x1012
  • Fax: (225) 922-0790
  • Email: custserv@osfa.la.gov
  • Website: http://www.osfa.la.gov
  • Finance Authority of Maine
  • P.O. Box 949
  • Augusta, ME 04332-0949
  • Phone: (207) 623-3263
  • Toll-Free: (800) 228-3734
  • Fax: (207) 623-0095
  • TTY: (207) 626-2717
  • Email: education@famemaine.com
  • Website: http://www.famemaine.com/
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission
  • 6. N. Liberty Street
  • Baltimore, MD 21201
  • Phone: (410) 767-3301
  • Toll-Free: (800) 974-0203
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: MD residents only
  • Fax: (410) 260-3200
  • TTY: (800) 735-2258
  • Email: dhoward@mhec.state.md.us
  • Website: http://www.mhec.state.md.us/
  • Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
  • Room 1401
  • One Ashburton Place
  • Boston, MA 02108-1696
  • Phone: (617) 994-6950
  • Fax: (617) 727-6397
  • Email: cmccurdy@osfa.mass.edu or eavery@bhe.mass.edu
  • Website: http://www.mass.edu/
  • TERI College Planning Center
  • c/o Boston Public Library
  • 700 Boylston Street, Concourse Level
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • Phone: (617) 536-0200
  • Toll-Free: (877) 332-4348
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: MA residents only
  • Fax: (617) 536-4737
  • Email: horton@teri.org or harge@teri.org
  • Website: http://www.tericollegeplanning.org/
  • Student Financial Services Bureau
  • P.O. Box 30047
  • 430 W. Allegan, 3rd Fl.
  • Lansing, MI 48909-7547
  • Toll-Free: (800) 642-5626 x37054
  • Fax: 517-241-0155
  • Email: sfs@michigan.gov or kiefern@michigan.gov
  • Website: http://www.michigan.gov/studentaid
  • Minnesota Office of Higher Education
  • Suite 350
  • 1450 Energy Park Drive
  • St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
  • Phone: (651) 642-0567
  • Toll-Free: (800) 657-3866
  • Fax: (651) 642-0675
  • TTY: (800) 627-3529
  • Email: larry.pogemiller@state.mn.us or chris.hendrickson@state.mn.us
  • Website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/
  • Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
  • 3825 Ridgewood Road
  • Jackson, MS 39211-6453
  • Phone: (601) 432-6623
  • Toll-Free: (800) 327-2980
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: MS residents only
  • Fax: (601) 432-6972
  • Email: commissioner@ihl.state.ms.us or hbounds@ihl.state.ms.us
  • Website: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/
  • Missouri Department of Higher Education
  • 205 Jefferson Street
  • P.O. Box 1469
  • Jefferson City, MO 65109
  • Phone: (573) 751-2361
  • Toll-Free: (800) 473-6757
  • Fax: (573) 751-6635
  • TTY: (800) 735-2966
  • Email: info@dhe.mo.gov
  • Website: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/
  • Montana University System
  • 2500 Broadway
  • P.O. Box 203201
  • Helena, MT 59620-3201
  • Phone: (406) 444-6570
  • Fax: (406) 444-1469
  • Email: lybrown@montana.edu or sstearns@montana.edu
  • Website: http://www.mus.edu/
  • Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (Nebraska)
  • Suite 300
  • 140 North Eighth Street
  • P.O. Box 95005
  • Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
  • Phone: (402) 471-2847
  • Fax: (402) 471-2886
  • Email: jason.keese@nebraska.gov
  • Website: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/Default.asp
  • New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
  • 101 Pleasant St.
  • Concord, NH 03301-3860
  • Phone: (603) 271-2555
  • Fax: (603) 271-2696
  • TTY: (800) 735-2964
  • Email: pedes@pec.state.nh.us
  • Website: http://www.state.nh.us/postsecondary/
  • Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (New Jersey)
  • P.O. Box 540
  • Four Quakerbridge Plaza
  • Trenton, NJ 08625-0540
  • Phone: (609) 588-3226
  • Toll-Free: (800) 792-8670
  • Fax: (609) 588-7389
  • TTY: (609) 588-2526
  • Email: clientservices@hesaa.org or amaglione@hesaa.org
  • Website: http://www.hesaa.org/
  • New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
  • 20 West State Street
  • P.O. Box 542
  • Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
  • Phone: (609) 292-4310
  • Fax: (609) 292-7225
  • Email: marlene.lebak@che.state.nj.us
  • Website: http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/index.htm
  • New Mexico Higher Education Department
  • 1068 Cerrillos Road
  • Santa Fe, NM 87505-1650
  • Phone: (505) 476-8400
  • Toll-Free: (800) 279-9777
  • Fax: (505) 476-8453
  • TTY: (800) 659-8331
  • Email: highered@state.nm.us or carlottam.abeyta@state.nm.us
  • Website: http://hed.state.nm.us/
  • New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
  • 99 Washington Avenue
  • Albany, NY 12255
  • Phone: (518) 473-1574
  • Toll-Free: (888) 697-4372
  • Fax: (518) 474-2839
  • TTY: (800) 445-5234
  • Email: webmail@hesc.org or rkermani@hesc.org
  • Website: http://www.hesc.org/
  • North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
  • P.O. Box 13663
  • Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3663
  • Phone: (919) 549-8614
  • Toll-Free: (866) 866-2362
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: NC residents only
  • Fax: (919) 549-8481
  • Email: robbie@ncseaa.edu or information@ncseaa.edu
  • Website: http://www.cfnc.org/
  • University System (North Dakota)
  • State Student Financial Assistance Program
  • Department 215
  • 600 East Boulevard Avenue
  • Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
  • Phone: (701) 224-2541
  • Fax: (701) 328-2961
  • Email: robin.putnam@ndus.edu
  • Website: http://www.ndus.edu/
  • Ohio Board of Regents
  • University System of Ohio
  • 25 South Front Street
  • Columbus, OH 43215
  • Phone: (614) 466-6000
  • Toll-Free: (888) 833-1133
  • Fax: (614) 752-5903
  • Email: hotline@regents.state.oh.us
  • Website: http://https://www.ohiohighered.org
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
  • Suite 200
  • 655 Research Parkway
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73104
  • Phone: (405) 225-9100
  • Toll-Free: (800) 858-1840
  • Fax: (405) 225-9230
  • Email: communicationsdepartment@osrhe.edu or chancellorjohnson@osrhe.edu
  • Website: http://www.okhighered.org/
  • Oregon Student Assistance Commission
  • Suite 100
  • 1500 Valley River Drive
  • Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: (541) 687-7400
  • Toll-Free: (800) 452-8807
  • Fax: (541) 687-7414
  • Email: public_information@mercury.osac.state.or.us
  • Website: http://www.osac.state.or.us/
  • Oregon University System
  • P.O. Box 3175
  • Eugene, OR 97403-0175
  • Phone: (541) 346-5700
  • Fax: (541) 346-5764
  • TTY: (541) 346-5741
  • Email: maggie_bice@ous.edu or melanie_bennett@ous.edu
  • Website: http://www.ous.edu/
  • Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education (Pennsylvania)
  • State Department of Education
  • 12th Floor
  • 333 Market Street
  • Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
  • Phone: (717) 787-5041
  • Fax: (717) 772-3622
  • TTY: (717) 783-8445
  • Email: jhans@pa.gov
  • Website: http://www.pde.state.pa.us
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
  • 1200 North Seventh Street
  • Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
  • Phone: (717) 720-2800
  • Toll-Free: (800) 692-7392
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: PA residents only
  • Fax: (717) 720-3914
  • TTY: (800) 654-5988
  • Email: granthelp@pheaa.org or loanhelp@pheaa.org
  • Website: http://www.pheaa.org/
  • Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority
  • Suite 100
  • 560 Jefferson Boulevard
  • Warwick, RI 02886-1304
  • Phone: (401) 736-1100
  • Toll-Free: (800) 922-9855
  • Fax: (401) 732-3541
  • TTY: (401) 734-9481
  • Email: info@riheaa.org
  • Website: http://www.riheaa.org/
  • Rhode Island Office of Higher Education
  • The Hazard Building
  • 74 West Road
  • Cranston, RI 02920
  • Phone: (401) 462-9300
  • Fax: (401) 462-9345
  • TTY: (401) 462-9331
  • Email: ribghe@ribghe.org or amessier@ribghe.org
  • Website: http://www.ribghe.org/
  • South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
  • Suite 200
  • 1333 Main Street
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Phone: (803) 737-2260
  • Toll-Free: (877) 349-7183
  • Fax: (803) 737-2297
  • Email: cbrown@che.sc.gov or frontdesk@che.sc.gov
  • Website: http://www.che.sc.gov/
  • South Dakota Board of Regents
  • Suite 200
  • 306 East Capitol Avenue
  • Pierre, SD 57501-2545
  • Phone: (605) 773-3455
  • Fax: (605) 773-5320
  • Email: info@sdbor.edu
  • Website: http://www.sdbor.edu/
  • South Dakota Board of Regents
  • Suite 200
  • 306 East Capitol Avenue
  • Pierre, SD 57501-2545
  • Phone: (605) 773-3455
  • Fax: (605) 773-5320
  • Email: info@sdbor.edu
  • Website: http://www.sdbor.edu/
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • Parkway Towers
  • Suite 1900
  • 404 James Robertson Parkway
  • Nashville, TN 37243-0830
  • Phone: (615) 741-3605
  • Fax: (615) 741-6230
  • Email: lovella.carter@tn.gov
  • Website: http://www.state.tn.us/thec/
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • 1200 E. Anderson Lane
  • Austin, TX 78711-2788
  • Phone: (512) 427-6101
  • Toll-Free: (800) 242-3062
  • Toll-Free Restrictions: Outside Austin Metro Area
  • Fax: (512) 427-6127
  • Email: TXFinAidInfo@tgslc.org or grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us
  • Website: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/
  • Utah System of Higher Education
  • State Board of Regents
  • 60 South 400 West
  • Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1284
  • Phone: (801) 321-7103
  • Fax: (801) 321-7156
  • Email: jcottrell@utahsbr.edu
  • Website: http://www.utahsbr.edu/
  • Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • 10 East Allen Street
  • P.O. Box 2000
  • Winooski, VT 05404-2601
  • Phone: (802) 655-9602
  • Toll-Free: (800) 642-3177
  • Fax: (802) 654-3765
  • TTY: (800) 281-3341
  • Email: info@vsac.org
  • Website: http://www.vsac.org/
  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
  • James Monroe Building
  • Ninth Floor
  • 101 North 14th Street 10th Floor
  • Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 225-2600
  • Fax: (804) 225-2604
  • Email: KirstenNelson@schev.edu
  • Website: http://www.schev.edu/
  • Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • P.O. Box 43430
  • 917 Lakeridge Way
  • Olympia, WA 98504-3430
  • Phone: (360) 753-7800
  • Fax: (360) 753-7808
  • Email: info@hecb.wa.gov or belmav@hecb.wa.gov
  • Website: http://www.hecb.wa.gov/
  • West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
  • 1018 Kanawha Boulevard East
  • Suite 700
  • Charleston, WV 25301
  • Phone: (304) 558-2101
  • Fax: (304) 558-1011
  • Email: canderson@hepc.wvnet.edu
  • Website: http://www.hepc.wvnet.edu
  • Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
  • Suite 902
  • 131 West Wilson Street
  • Madison, WI 53707
  • Phone: (608) 267-2206
  • Fax: (608) 267-2808
  • Email: cassie.weisensel@wisconsin.gov or heabmail@wisconsin.gov
  • Website: http://www.heab.state.wi.us/
  • Wyoming Community College Commission
  • Eighth Floor
  • 2020 Carey Avenue
  • Cheyenne, WY 82002
  • Phone: (307) 777-7763
  • Fax: (307) 777-6567
  • Email: jrose@commission.wcc.edu
  • Website: http://www.commission.wcc.edu/
  • Territories
  • American Samoa Top
  • Board of Higher Education (American Samoa)
  • American Samoa Community College
  • P.O. Box 2609
  • Pago Pago, AS 96799
  • Phone: (684) 699-9155
  • Fax: (684) 699-6259
  • Email: staufua@hotmail.com or info@amsamoa.edu
  • Website: http://www.amsamoa.edu/
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Top
  • Northern Marianas Department of Education
  • CNMI Public School System
  • Saipan, MP 96950-1250
  • Phone: (670) 237-3027
  • Fax: (670) 234-1270
  • Email: boe.admin@cnmipss.org or valerie.malwelbug@cnmipss.org
  • Website: http://www.cnmipss.org
  • Council on Education of Puerto Rico
  • P.O. Box 19900
  • Ave. Ponce de Leon 268
  • Edificio Hato Rey Center Piso 15
  • Hato Rey, PR 00918
  • Phone: (787) 641-7100
  • Fax: (787) 641-2573
  • Email: mi_wiscovich@ces.gobierno.pr or vi_abreu@ces.gobierno.pr
  • Website: http://www.ce.pr.gov
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands Top
  • Scholarship Grant and Loan Board (Republic of the Marshall Islands)
  • P.O. Box 1436
  • Majuro, MH 96960
  • Phone: (692) 625-5770
  • Fax: (692) 625-7325
  • Email: misglb@ntamar.net
  • Website: http://www.rmischolarship.net/
  • Virgin Islands Top
  • Virgin Islands Department of Education
  • Charlotte Amalie
  • 1834 Kongens Gade
  • St. Thomas, VI 00802
  • Phone: (340) 774-2810
  • Fax: (340) 779-7153
  • Email: lterry@doe.vi
  • Website: http://www.doe.vi/