Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801
The Middle States Commission, recognized by the United States Secretary of Education as an accreditor of degree-granting colleges and universities, accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and several locations internationally. The Middle States Commission is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that is dedicated to quality assurance and improvement through accreditation via peer evaluation. Middle States accreditation instills public confidence in institutional mission, goals, performance, and resources through its rigorous accreditation standards and their enforcement.
First Accredited Year: 1977
Last Re-affirmed: 2017 accreditation reaffirmed with a commendation to the institution for the quality of its self-study process and report
Next Self Study: 2026
Click here to view the College's current Statement of Accreditation Status (SAS). Accreditation with Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is incumbent upon a college or university's compliance with the Commission's Standards for Accreditation and Requirements for Affiliation, with other topical Commission policies, and with accreditation-relevant aspects of federal education law and policy. Visit www.msche.org to view these policies, information about the accreditation process and MSCHE expectations, or to file a complaint.