Students are encouraged to contact Rutgers University prior to filing a complaint with any agency. If Rutgers University is unable to satisfactorily resolve a problem, students can contact the Middle States Commission on Higher Education or one of the following agencies in New Jersey.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

1007 North Orange Street
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801

New Jersey Commission on Higher Education

PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs

124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102

If a student resides outside of New Jersey, the student may contact the state agency that handles complaints for their location. Here is a list of contacts for each state in which a student may file a complaint.


Alabama Commission on Higher Education
PO Box 302000
Montgomery, AL 36130-2000


Alaska Commisson on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-0505


Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington Street
Room 260
Phoenix, AZ 85007


Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423Main Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201


Attorney General’s Office
California Department of Justice
Attn: Public Inquiry Unit
P.O. Box 9044255
Sacramento, CA 94244-2550


Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202


Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 510
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
Consumer Complaint Hotline: (800) 842-2649


Delaware Higher Education Office
John G. Townsend Building, suite 2
Dover, DE 19901

Delaware Attorney General

Consumer Protection Wilmington
820 N. French Street, 5th floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Higher Education Licensure Commission
810 First Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002


Florida Commission on Independent Education
325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400


Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 E. Exchange Pl. #220
Tucker, GA 30084-5334


Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program
P.O. Box 541, Honolulu, Hawaii 96809


Idaho State Board of Education
Attn: State Coordinator for Private Colleges and Proprietary Schools
650 West State Street
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037


Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 North Old State Capital Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701
Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359


Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis IN 46204-4206


Iowa Student Aid Commission
430 E. Grand Ave., 3rd Floor, Des Moines, IA 50309


Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368


Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Dr. #320
Frankfort, KY 40601-7512

Office of the Attorney General

Capitol Suite 118
700 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601-3449 consumer-protection/complaints


Louisiana Attorney General Office
Consumer Protection Section
PO Box 94005, Baton Rouge, LA 70804 
1-800-351-4889, 225-326-6465

Complaints may also be sent to:

Louisiana Board of Regents
Attn: Nancy Beall or Dr. Larry Trembly
PO Box 3677, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3677


Maine Department of Education
Anita Bernhardt - Complaints
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023

Maine Attorney General

Consumer Protection Division
6 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333


Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Office of the Attorney General

Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
Consumer Protection Hotline: (410) 528-8662


Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place
Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108


Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Commercial Services, Licensing Division
Dept. Of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing
Schools and Licensing
PO Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909


Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227


Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453

Consumer Protection Division

Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 22947
Jackson, MS 39225-2947 (email)


Missouri Department of Higher Education
205 Jefferson Street
PO Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469


Montana Board of Regents
Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
Montana University System
2500 Broadway Street
PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201

Montana Office of Consumer Protection

2225 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 200151
Helena, MT 59620-0151


Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
PO Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005

Nebraska Attorney General

Consumer Protection Division
2115 State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
Consumer Protection Hotline: (800) 727-6432


Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
8778 S Maryland Parkway
Suite 115
Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

New Hampshire

Patricia Edes, New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

New Mexico

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo
Santa Fe, NM 87505

New York

New York Office of College and University Evaluation
New York State Education Department
5 North Mezzanine
Albany, NY 12234

North Carolina

Postsecondary Education Complaints
c/o Assistant Director of Licensure
University of North Carolina General Administration
910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515
919-962-4558 complaint form.pdf

North Dakota

Dr. Richard Rothaus, Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs
North Dakota University System
600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
(701) 328-4136

Office of Attorney General

Parrell Grossman, Director, Consumer Protection Division
Gateway Professional Center
1050 E Interstate Ave. Suite 200
Bismarck, ND 58503-5574


Ohio Department of Higher Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183

Ohio Attorney General

Consumer Protection Section
30 East Broad Street, 14th floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3400


Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General

Consumer Protection Unit
Attn: Investigative Analyst
313 NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105


Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission
Office of Degree Authorization
775 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301

Oregon Attorney General

Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section
1162 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096 complaint.pdf


Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 /Postsecondary-Adult/College%20and%20Career%20Education/Pages/State-Authorization-Reciprocity-Agreement-(SARA).aspx

Office of Attorney General

Bureau of Consumer Protection
14th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education
PO Box 1900
San Juan, PR 00910-1900

Puerto Rico Department of Justice

PO 9020192
San Juan, PR 00902-0192

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
Shepard Building, 80 Washington Street, Suite 524
Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island Department of Attorney General, Consumer Protection Unit

150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903

South Carolina

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St., Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201 _Procedures_and _Form.pdf

South Dakota

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs
State Capitol
500 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-5070

South Dakota Office of Attorney General, Division of Consumer Protection

1302 E Hwy 14 Suite 3
Pierre, SD 57501-8053


Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37243


Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752

Office of the Attorney General

Consumer Protection Division
PO Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711-2548


Utah Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111


Vermont Agency of Education
State Board of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501

Vermont Attorney General’s Office

109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1001


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219


Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way, PO Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430

West Virginia

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Blvd E., Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301-2800

West Virginia Office of the Attorney General

Consumer Protection Division
PO Box 1789
Charleston, WV 25326-1789


Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
431 Charmany Drive, Suite 102
Madison, WI 53719


Wyoming Department of Education
2300 Capitol Avenue
Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050

Attorney General's Office

123 Capitol Building
200 W. 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002