Statement of Accreditation Status

Assumption College for Sisters

  • CEO: Sister Joseph Spring, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Sister Joseph Spring
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Christy Faison, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional » Two-year, very small
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1965
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2021

Contact Information

200 Morris Avenue
Denville, NJ 07834

(973) 957-0188

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission’s request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation. To commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report, and to recognize the institution for progress to date. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2018, documenting further development and implementation of (1) long-range planning that includes measurable goals and objectives and is linked to institutional mission (Standard 2); and (2) policies and procedures to guide multi-year financial planning and resource allocation linked to the institution's strategic plan. (Standard 3). The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • Distance Education
    Not approved for this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent

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