Middle States Commission on Higher Education Announces Actions from Its March 2020 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has made public the accreditation actions approved at its March 5, 2020, meeting in Philadelphia. Included in those are non-compliance actions for St. Francis College and  Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico, both of which were placed on warning.

The Commission also acted to continue probation for Davis College and Wells College.

Those four institutions remain accredited while in non-compliance. Federal regulations limit the period during which an institution may be in non-compliance.

To access all actions related to the March 5 meeting, please click here.

For information about specific MSCHE institutions, visit the institution directory to access a Statement of Accreditation Status (SAS). The Statement of Accreditation Status (SAS) is the official statement of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) about each institution’s current accreditation status and scope of accreditation. The SAS also provides a brief history of the actions taken by the Commission.

Additional information for Commission policies and procedures, as well as links to the Commission actions for each institution can be found at:

Policies and Procedures






Institutional Non-Compliance Actions

https://www.msche.org/non-compliance-and-adverse-actions/ (and choose the institution to download the letter sent to the U.S. Department of Education)