Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Commission -- June 22, 2017

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 Granted

Atenas College, PR

Accreditation Granted

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College of the City University of New York, NY

Candidate for Accreditation Status Invited to Self-Study

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, DC

Accreditation Reaffirmed via Self-Study

Albright College, PA
American University of Puerto Rico, PR
Bard College, NY
Biblical Theological Seminary, PA
Bryant & Stratton College, NY
Chatham University, PA
Culinary Institute of America, The, NY
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Genesee Community College, NY
Hood College, MD
LIM College, NY
Montclair State University, NJ
Niagara University, NY
Notre Dame Of Maryland University, MD
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, PA
Pittsburgh Technical College, PA
Plaza College, NY
Queens College of the City University of New York, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
Rockland Community College, NY
Sarah Lawrence College, NY
School of Visual Arts, NY
St. Joseph's College of Nursing, NY
St. Thomas Aquinas College, NY
Strayer University, DC
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, PA
Ulster County Community College, NY
Union County College, NJ
University of Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
University of the Virgin Islands, VI
Widener University, PA

Probation Issued

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, PA
Technical Career Institutes, Inc., NY

Warning Removed and Accreditation Reaffirmed

Butler County Community College, PA
Le Moyne College, NY
Richmond, The American International University In London, United Kingdom
Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
St. Mary's College of Maryland, MD
York College of Pennsylvania, PA

Warning Issued

Art Institute of Philadelphia, The, PA
Community College of Allegheny County, PA
Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico, PR
Vaughn College Of Aeronautics and Technology, NY

Warning Continued

Frostburg State University, MD
United States Merchant Marine Academy, NY

Show Cause Issued

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, PA

Follow-Up Reports/Candidate Reports/Visits/Developments

Alfred University, NY
ASA College, NY
Bank Street College of Education, NY
Baruch College of the City University of New York, NY
California University of Pennsylvania, PA
Centenary University, NJ
Chesapeake College, MD
Chestnut Hill College, PA
Clinton Community College, NY
College of New Rochelle, The, NY
College of Saint Elizabeth, NJ
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, DC
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, PA
EDP University of Puerto Rico, PR
Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico, PR
Essex County College, NJ
Felician University, NJ
Franklin University Switzerland, Switzerland
Garrett College, MD
Haverford College, PA
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, NY
Herkimer County Community College, NY
Hudson County Community College, NJ
Hudson Valley Community College, NY
Johnson College, PA
King's College, PA
La Salle University, PA
Lackawanna College, PA
Long Island University, NY
Mercy College, NY
Mercyhurst University, PA
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, PA
Monroe College, NY
Mount St. Mary's University, MD
Northampton Community College, PA
Pace University, NY
Pennsylvania State University, The, PA
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Pillar College, NJ
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, PA
Saint Joseph's Seminary, NY
Schenectady County Community College, NY
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, PA
Stockton University, NJ
Sussex County Community College, NJ
Thiel College, PA
Ulster County Community College, NY
Unification Theological Seminary, NY
Universidad Andres Bello, Chile
Universidad Mayor, Chile
University of the Virgin Islands, VI
UPR - Cayey, PR
Wesley College, DE

Substantive Change

Complex Substantive Change

Art Institute of Philadelphia, The, PA
Art Institute of Pittsburgh, The, PA
National University College, PR
SUNY Empire State College, NY