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Missouri Department of Higher Education
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469
Phone: (573) 751-2361
Toll-free: (800) 473-6757
Fax: (573) 751-6635
Email: info@dhe.mo.gov
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Office Hours
Mon. - Fri. | 8AM - 5PM | Closed on State Holidays

Media Inquiries

Liz Coleman, Director of Communications & Marketing
Missouri Department of Higher Education
Email: liz.coleman@dhe.mo.gov
Phone: (573) 522-1463
Fax: (573) 751-6635

Personnel

Academic Affairs
(573) 751-2361

Borrower Services for MDHE-guaranteed loans
(800) 473-6757

Budget
(573) 751-2361

Compliance
(573) 751-1767

Contracts
Phone: (573) 526-1577

Defaulted Borrower Assistance
Phone: (573) 751-3940

Fiscal
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Higher Education Research
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Human Resources
Phone: (573) 751-1878

Information Technology
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Legislative
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Media
Phone: (573) 522-1463

MDHE Student Loan Program
Phone: (573) 751-3940

Proprietary schools
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Publications
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Purchasing
Phone: (573) 751-1878

Quality Improvement Efforts
Phone: (573) 751-2361

Student Financial Assistance
Phone: (573) 526-7958

Common Referrals

A+ Program

Beginning August 28, 2010, the MDHE began administering the scholarship component of the A+ Program. To receive information about the school improvement component of A+ for high schools, contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (573) 751-4212 or http://www.dese.mo.gov/.

ACT/SAT Score Acceptance

Contact your institution directly: http://collegesearch.mo.gov

Area Vocational Technical Schools

Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (573) 751-4212 or http://www.dese.mo.gov/

Educator Certification

Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (573) 751-4212 or http://www.dese.mo.gov/

Complaint Against a Public or Independent Institution

Any complaint against an institution should begin by going through your institution's complaint process. Contact your institution to determine how to begin this process. http://collegesearch.mo.gov

Civil Rights Complaint

Contact the United States Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. 1-800-421-3481, TTY: 1-877-521-2172, or http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html

Degrees/Credit earned out-of-state or internationally

Contact your institution directly: http://collegesearch.mo.gov

Professional Licensure/Certification

Contact the Division of Professional Registration (573) 751-0293, TTY: 1-800-735-2966, or http://pr.mo.gov/

Senior Citizens' Tuition Waiver

Contact your institution directly: http://collegesearch.mo.gov

Student Residency

Contact your institution directly: http://collegesearch.mo.gov

Institutions use the following policy to determine residency: Residency - Student Residency Requirements | policy