The Office of Higher Education is responsible
for consumer protection for students and prospective students attending
Connecticut's independent colleges and universities.The Office works to assure that the highest standards of
quality and compliance with state and federal regulations are met by
degree-granting independent institutions of higher learning (both not-for-profit
and for-profit), academic programs
offered in Connecticut by out-of-state schools, postsecondary career schools, and programs enrolling veterans.
For information on out-of-state registration
for institutions seeking to offer distance education programs to students in
Connecticut, please click on the “Out-of-State Online Registration” link in the
left column of this page. If you have any questions about the process, please
contact Christon R. Kurker-Stewart
or at (860) 947-1820.
and Accreditation of Degree-Granting Institutions