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The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has developed an ASA College Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page as a resource with information for students, faculty/staff, and institutions. Visit for more information.

MSCHE's USDE Recognition

USDE LogoMSCHE is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and must be reviewed by and demonstrate compliance with the Secretary of Education’s Criteria for Recognition. MSCHE will appear before the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) between February 28 and March 2, 2023. Visit MSCHE’s USDE Recognition for more information.


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Peer Evaluators

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MSCHE Latest News

MSCHE Recognizes Staff Milestones

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) recognized the service of staff who have been with the Commission for at least or more than 30, 25, 10, and five years. Of the staff recognized, three were recognized for 25 years of service...

Melissa Hardin Elevated to MSCHE Lead Vice President

Dr. Melissa Hardin was elevated to Lead Vice President for Accreditation Relations of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) in January 2023. Dr. Hardin joined the staff as a Vice President for Institutional Field Relations in 2021. As Lead Vice President,...

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