Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Commission -- November 19, 2015

For specific information on each institution please see the "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS). A "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS) is available online in the institution directory for each institution listed below. The SAS is the official public record of each institutionís current status and recent accreditation history, and it provides a context for Commission actions.

All actions are posted within 11 days of the meeting's end date.

For definitions of the types of actions taken, please consult the policy, "Accreditation Actions".

Candidate for Accreditation Status Invited to Self-Study

Graduate School, DC

Accreditation Reaffirmed via Self-Study

Corning Community College, NY
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
Pratt Institute, NY
Touro College, NY

Accreditation Reaffirmed via Periodic Review

Adirondack Community College, NY
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, NY
Albizu University, PR
American University of Paris, The, France
Baruch College of the City University of New York, NY
Bryn Mawr College, PA
California University of Pennsylvania, PA
Catholic University of America, The, DC
Cecil College, MD
Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y El Caribe, PR
Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, PR
Felician University, NJ
Franklin University Switzerland, Switzerland
Garrett College, MD
Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, The, NY
Haverford College, PA
Herkimer County Community College, NY
Howard University, DC
Juilliard School, The, NY
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, PA
New Jersey City University, NJ
Nyack College, NY
Open University, United Kingdom
Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ
Ramapo College of New Jersey, NJ
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, PR
St. Elizabeth College of Nursing, NY
SUNY at Albany, NY
SUNY College at Fredonia, NY
SUNY Empire State College, NY
Temple University, PA
Union College, NY
United States Military Academy, NY
Webb Institute, NY
Wesley College, DE
Wilkes University, PA
Wilson College, PA

Probation Issued

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, PA

Probation Removed and Accreditation Reaffirmed

University of the Potomac, DC

Warning Removed and Accreditation Reaffirmed

Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, NY
Mercy College, NY
Thiel College, PA

Warning Issued

Monroe College, NY

Show Cause Issued

Dowling College, NY

Follow-Up Reports/Candidate Reports/Visits/Developments

Albizu University, PR
Allegany College of Maryland, MD
Art Institute of Philadelphia, The, PA
Art Institute of Pittsburgh, The, PA
Assumption College for Sisters, NJ
Barnard College, NY
Berkeley College, NJ
Berkeley College, NY
Bowie State University, MD
Cairn University, PA
Cedar Crest College, PA
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, PA
Clarks Summit University, PA
Colgate University, NY
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art, The, NY
Coppin State University, MD
D'Youville College, NY
Davis College, NY
Dominican College of Blauvelt, NY
Excelsior College, NY
Genesee Community College, NY
George Washington University, The, DC
H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, British Virgin Islands
Harcum College, PA
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, PA
Howard University, DC
Hudson County Community College, NJ
Jamestown Business College, NY
John Cabot University, Italy
Keystone College, PA
Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York, NY
Lancaster Bible College, PA
Lancaster Theological Seminary, PA
Mercer County Community College, NJ
Morgan State University, MD
National University College, PR
Nazareth College of Rochester, NY
Niagara County Community College, NY
Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
Orange County Community College, NY
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, PA
Raritan Valley Community College, NJ
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
Saint Joseph's Seminary, NY
Seton Hall University, NJ
Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez Universidad Metropolitana, PR
Suffolk County Community College, NY
SUNY College at Brockport, NY
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, NY
Sussex County Community College, NJ
University of the District of Columbia, DC
University of the Potomac, DC
University of the Sciences, PA
University of Valley Forge, PA
Utica College, NY
Valley Forge Military College, PA
Vaughn College Of Aeronautics and Technology, NY
Washington Adventist University, MD
Westchester Community College, NY
Yeshiva University, NY

Substantive Change


Clarkson University, NY
Union Graduate College, NY