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Colorado Higher Education
Colorado higher education is overseen by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE).
- For issues concerning major state universities and colleges, contact the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, CCHE@state.co.us, 303-866-2723.
- For issues concerning student loans, contact the Colorado Student Loan Program, 303-305-3000 or 1-800-727-9834.
- For issues concerning community colleges, contact the Colorado Community College System, 303-620-4000.
- For issues concerning private occupational schools, access the Division of Private Occupational Schools (part of Colorado Commission on Higher Education), CCHE@state.co.us.
K-12 and Non-Collegiate Adult Education
The Colorado State Board of Education and the Colorado Department of Education have no authority over Colorado's higher education institutions and occupational schools. They guide and oversee only:
- Pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade public education
- Non-collegiate adult education