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Filing Complaints

In Oct 29 2010, the U.S. Department of Education published a regulation which, among other provisions, required out-of-state providers of online and distance education to provide its students and prospective students with contact information for filing complaints with its accrediting agency and with the appropriate state agency. As out-of-state students are admitted into the college, the appropriate state agency complaint contacts will be published here.

Bethel College Accrediting Agency contacts:

The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE)
5575 S. Semoran Blvd Suite 26, Orlando, Florida 32822-1781
Phone: 407-207-0808

Virginia contacts:
State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) provides a webpage for students who may have a complaint against a college

Arizona contacts:
Arizona State Private Post Secondary Education
1740 W. Adams, Suite 3008
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Telephone: 602-542-5709

Maryland contacts:
Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-528-8662 FREE/888/743/0823 (toll free)

New Mexico contacts:
New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100
Telephone: 505-476-8400

North Carolina contacts:
North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints
University of North Carolina General Administration
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688
Telephone: (919) 962-4621

Pennsylvania contacts:
To file a formal complaint against a postsecondary institution, follow the appropriate procedure process for Community Colleges, Colleges, Universities and Seminaries

For Additional Information:
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Postsecondary and Adult Education
333 Market Street, 12th Fl | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.783.8228 | Fax: 717.722.3622