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State Departments of Education Complaint Information

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Georgia Nonpublic Education Commission. These state education agencies have a formal process for complaints regarding noncompliance with state regulations.

In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act and the requirements of the state authorities, the following contact information is provided for both agencies:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
333 Market Street, 12th floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717-783-8228
Fax: 717-772-3622

State of Georgia

The Commission requires that students utilize and complete their institution's grievance procedure in an attempt to resolve any complaint or concern before submitting a complaint to the Commission. If the institution’s resolution is not satisfactory, a student may then appeal to the Commission, but it will not investigate a complaint unless the student has exhausted all available grievance procedures outlined by the institution.

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084-5305
Phone: 770-414-3300
Fax: 770-414-3309