Information About Financial Aid Opportunities in Each State

For information about State financial aid and colleges and universities in specific States, contact the agencies listed below. They can provide you with other contacts in the State for more information on colleges, scholarships, grants and work study opportunities.

ALABAMA

Director of Grants and Scholarships
Alabama Commission on Higher Education
P.O. Box 30200
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2000
(334) 242-2271
FAX: 242-0270
www.ache.state.al.us

ALASKA

Executive Director
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
3030 Vintage Boulevard
Juneau, AK 99801-7109
(800) 441-2962
(907) 465-2962
FAX: 465-5316
www.state.ak.us/acpe

President
University of Alaska System
202 Butrovich Building
P.O. Box 755000
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5000
(907) 474-7311
FAX: 474-7570
info.alaska.edu

ARIZONA

Executive Director
Arizona Commission for Post Secondary Education
2020 North Central Ave., Suite 275
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 229-2591
FAX: 229-2599
www.acpe.asu.edu

ARKANSAS

Director
Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-2000
FAX: 371-2001
www.adhe.arknet.edu

CALIFORNIA

Executive Director
California Postsecondary Education Commission
1303 J Street, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA 95814-2938
(916) 445-7933
FAX: 327-4417
www.cpec.ca.gov

California Student Aid Commission
P.O. Box 419026
Ranchero Cordova, CA 95741
(888) 224-7268
(916) 526-7590
FAX: 526-8002
www.csac.ca.gov

COLORADO

Executive Director
Colorado Commission on Higher Education
1300 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 866-2723
FAX: 860-9750
www.state.co.us/cche_dir/hecche.html

CONNECTICUT

Commissioner of Higher Education
Department of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 947-1801
FAX: 947-1310
www.ctdhe.org

DELAWARE

Executive Director
Delaware Higher Education Commission
820 North French Street, 5th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 577-3240
FAX: 577-6765
www.doe.state.de.us/high-ed

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Chief
Office of Postsecondary Education Research and Assistance
2100 M. L. King Jr. Avenue, S.E. #401
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 727-3685
FAX: 727-2739
www.dhs.dc.gov/info/postsecondary.shtm

FLORIDA

Executive Director
Postsecondary Education Planning Commission
Turlington Building
224 Collins Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 488-7894
FAX: 922-5388
www.cepri.state.fl.us

Office of Student Financial Assistance
255 Collins Building
325 W. Gaives Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(850) 488-4095
FAX: 488-3612
www.firn.edu/doe

GEORGIA

Chancellor
Board of Regents
University System of Georgia
270 Washington Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30334
(404) 656-2202
FAX: 657-6979
www.usg.edu

Georgia Student Finance Commission
2082 East Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 414-3200
FAX: 724-9225
www.gsfc.org

HAWAII

President
University of Hawaii System
2444 Dole Street
Bachman Hall, Room 202
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-8207
FAX: 956-5286
www.hawaii.edu

Hawaii State Postsecondary Education Commission
2444 Dole Street
Bachman Hall, Room 209
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-8213
FAX: 956-5156

IDAHO

Executive Director for Higher Education
State Board of Education
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037
(208) 334-2270
FAX: 334-2632
www.sde.state.id.us/osbe/board.htm

ILLINOIS

Executive Director
Board of Higher Education
4 West Old Capitol Plaza, Room 500
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 782-2551
FAX: 782-8548
www.ibhe.state.il.us

Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Executive Offices
500 West Monroe Street, Third Floor
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 782-6767
FAX: 524-1858
www.isac1.org

INDIANA

Commissioner for Higher Education
Commission for Higher Education
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 550
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1971
(317) 464-4400
FAX: 464-4410
www.che.state.in.us

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-2350
FAX: 232-3260
www.state.in.us/ssaci

IOWA

Executive Director
State Board of Regents, State of Iowa
100 Court Avenue, Suite 203
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-3934
FAX: 281-6420
www.state.ia.us/educate/regents

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
200 Tenth Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 281-3501
FAX: 242-5996
www.state.ia.us/collegeaid

KANSAS

Executive Director
Kansas Board of Regents
700 SW Harrison, Suite 1410
Topeka, KS 66603-3760
(785) 296-3421
FAX: 296-0983
www.kansasregents.org

KENTUCKY

Executive Director
Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capitol Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601-8204
(502) 573-1555
FAX: 573-1535
www.cpe.state.ky.us

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
1050 U.S. 127 South
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 696-7200
FAX: 696-7496
www.kheaa.com

LOUISIANA

Commissioner
Board of Regents
150 Third Street, Suite 129
Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1389
(225) 342-4253
FAX: 342-9318
www.regents.state.la.us

Office of Student Financial Assistance,
Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202
(225) 922-1011
FAX: 922-1089
www.osfa.state.la.us

MAINE

Chancellor
University of Maine System
107 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401-4380
(207) 973-3205
FAX: 973-3296
www.maine.edu

Financial Authority of Maine,
Maine Education Assistance Division
One Weston Court
State House, Station 119
Augusta, ME 04333
(800) 228-3734
(207) 626-8200
FAX: 628-8208
www.famemaine.com

MARYLAND

Secretary of Higher Education
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Jeffrey Building
16 Francis Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1781
(410) 974-2971
FAX: 974-3513
www.mhec.state.md.us

MASSACHUSETTS

Chancellor
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
1 Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108-1696
(617) 727-7785
FAX: 727-6397 or 727-0955
www.mass.edu

Office of Student Financial Assistance
330 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 727-9420
FAX: 727-0667
www.osfa.mass.edu

MICHIGAN

Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority
State Department of Treasury
P.O. Box 30051
Lansing, MI 48909
(888) 643-7521
(517) 373-3662
FAX: 335-6699

Office of Scholarships and Grants
P.O. Box 30462
Lansing, MI 48909
(888) 447-2687
(517) 373-3394
FAX: 335-5984

MINNESOTA

Executive Director
Higher Education Services Office
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108
(651) 642-0533
FAX: 642-0675
www.mheso.state.mn.us

MISSISSIPPI

Commissioner
Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
(601) 982-6623
FAX: 987-4172
www.ihl.state.ms.us

MISSOURI

Commissioner of Higher Education
Coordinating Board for Higher Education
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
(573) 751-2361
FAX: 751-6635
www.mocbhe.gov

MONTANA

Commissioner of Higher Education
Montana University System
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620-3101
(406) 444-6570
FAX: 444-1469

NEBRASKA

Executive Director
Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
(402) 471-2847
FAX: 471-2886
http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/default.asp

NEVADA

Chancellor
University of Nevada System
2601 Enterprise Road
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 784-4901
FAX: 784-1127
www.nevada.edu

Nevada Department of Education
700 East 5th Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9200
FAX: 687-9101
www.nde.state.nv.us/

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Executive Director
New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
Two Industrial Park Drive
Concord, NH 03301-8512
(603) 271-2555 or 271-2695
FAX: 271-2696
www.state.nh.us/postsecondary

Chancellor
University System of New Hampshire
Dunlap Center, 25 Concord Road
Durham, NH 03824-3545
(603) 868-1800
FAX: 868-3021
www.usnh.unh.edu

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Assistance and Information Systems
P.O. Box 540
Trenton, NJ 08625
1-800-792-8670
FAX: (609) 588-7285
www.hesaa.org

NEW MEXICO

Executive Director
Commission on Higher Education
1068 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501-4295
(505) 827-7383
FAX: 827-7392
www.nmche.orgu

NEW YORK

Deputy Commissioner for Higher and Professional Education
Room 979EBA
New York State Education Department
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-5851
FAX: 486-2175
www.highered.nysed.gov

The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
(888) 697-4372
(518) 473-0431
FAX: 473-3749
www.hesc.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Vice President for Planning
University of North Carolina
General Administration
P.O. Box 2688
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688
(919) 962-6981
FAX: 962-3591
www.ga.unc.edu

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA)
P.O. Box 14103
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(919) 549-8614
FAX: 549-8481
www.ncseaa.edu

College Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 12100
Raleigh, NC 27605
(888) 234-6400 (students and parents)
(800) 532-2832 (high schools and colleges)
(919) 821-4771
FAX: 821-3139
www.cfnc.org

NORTH DAKOTA

Chancellor
North Dakota University System
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505
(701) 328-2960
FAX: 328-2961
www.ndus.nodak.edu

OHIO

Chancellor
Ohio Board of Regents
30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor
Columbus, OH 43266-0417
(614) 466-0887
FAX: 466-5866
www.regents.state.oh.us

OKLAHOMA

Chancellor
State Regents for Higher Education
500 Education Building
State Capitol Complex
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 524-9100
FAX: 524-9230
www.okhighered.org

OREGON

Chancellor
Oregon University System
P.O. Box 3175
Eugene, OR 97403-1075
(541) 346-5700
FAX: 346-5764
www.ous.edu

Oregon State Scholarship Commission
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 687-7400
FAX: 687-7419
www.ossc.state.or.us

PENNSYLVANIA

Commissioner for Higher Education
State Department of Education
333 Market Street, 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
(717) 787-5041
FAX: 783-0583
www.state.pa.us

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
1200 North 7th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
(800) 692-7392 (loans)
(800) 692-7435 (grants)
(717) 257-2850
(717) 720-3644 (loans fax)
FAX: 720-3907
www.pheaa.org

PUERTO RICO

Executive Director
Council on Higher Education
P.O. Box 1900
San Juan, PR 00910-1900
(809) 724-7100
FAX: 725-1275

RHODE ISLAND

Commissioner of Higher Education
Office of Higher Education
301 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5720
(401) 222-6560
FAX: 222-6111
www.ribghe.org

Rhode Island Board of Governors
301 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5748
(401) 222-2088
FAX: 222-2545
www.ribghe.org

Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 736-1100
FAX: 732-3541
www.riheaa.org

SOUTH CAROLINA

Commissioner
Commission on Higher Education
1333 Main Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 737-2260
FAX: 737-2297
www.che400.state.sc.us

South Carolina Higher Education Tuition Grants Commission
P.O. Box 12159
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 734-1200
FAX: 734-1426
www.sctuitiongrants.com/

SOUTH DAKOTA

Executive Director
Board of Regents
207 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3159
(605) 773-3455
FAX: 773-5320
www.ris.sdbor.edu

Department of Education and Cultural Affairs,
Office of the Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
(605) 773-3134
FAX: 773-6139
www.state.sd.us/deca

TENNESSEE

Executive Director
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Parkway Towers, Suite 1900
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0830
(615) 741-7562
FAX: 741-6230
www.state.tn.us/thec

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Parkway Towers, Suite 1950
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0820
800-257-6526
(615) 741-1346
FAX: 741-6101
www.state.tn.us/tsac

TEXAS

Commissioner
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 483-6101
FAX: 483-6169
www.thecb.state.tx.us

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 483-6100
FAX: 483-6169

UTAH

Commissioner of Higher Education
Utah System of Higher Education
3 Triad Center, Suite 550
Salt Lake City, UT 84180-1205
(801) 321-7101
FAX: 321-7199
www.utahsbr.edu

VERMONT

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
P.O. Box 2000, Champlain Mill
Winooski, VT 05404-2601
(800) 642-3177
(802) 655-9602
FAX: 654-3765
www.vsac.org

Chancellor
Vermont State Colleges
P.O. Box 359
Waterbury, VT 05676
(800) 872-2205
(802) 241-2520
FAX: 241-3369
www.vsc.edu

President
University of Vermont
349 Waterman Building
Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-3186
FAX: 656-1363
www.uvm.edu

VIRGINIA

Director
State Council of Higher Education
101 North 14th Street, 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 225-2600
FAX: 225-2604
www.schev.edu

WASHINGTON

Executive Director
Higher Education Coordinating Board
917 Lakeridge Way, P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
(360) 753-7800
FAX: 753-7808
www.hecb.wa.gov

WEST VIRGINIA

Chancellor
State College System of West Virginia
1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-0699
FAX: 558-1011
www.scs.wvnet.edu

Chancellor
University System of West Virginia
1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-2736
FAX: 558-3264
www.usys.wvnet.edu

WISCONSIN

Higher Educational Aids Board
P.O. Box 7885
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 267-2206
FAX: 267-2808
heab.state.wi.us

President
University of Wisconsin System
1700 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
(800) 442-6461
(608) 262-2321
FAX: 262-3985
www.uwsa.edu

WYOMING

The Community College Commission
2020 Carey Avenue, 8th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7763
FAX: 777-6567
www.commission.wcc.edu

President
University of Wyoming
Box 3434
Laramie, WY 82071-3434
(307) 766-4121
FAX: 766-2271 or 766-4126
www.uwyo.edu

Source: U.S. Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/

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