Statement of Accreditation Status

Saint Elizabeth University

  • CEO: Dr. Gary Crosby, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Anne Bartlett
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs » Four-year, very small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): College of Saint Elizabeth (6/30/2020)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025

Contact Information

2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989

(973) 290-4000

www.steu.edu

  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Chilton Medical Center, 97 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at each location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Thurgood Marshall School, New Jersey, 181-184 Montgomery Street, Irvington, NJ 07111 to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when the change is implemented. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Associate's degree program (Associate of Arts (AA) in General Studies) within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Chapel Hill Academy, 31 Chapel Hill Road, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035 to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when the change is implemented. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation and to request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2017, documenting further implementation of (1) a budget process that is aligned with the institution's strategic plan, and steps taken to improve the institution's short- and long-term financial viability and sustainability (Standard 3) and (2) a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that assessment information is used in budgeting, planning, and allocating resources (Standard 7). The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • February 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Union High School, 2350 North 3rd Street, Union, NJ 07083 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of March 2, 2015 regarding the self-study, in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2015-2016.
  • March 2, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the following additional locations (1) from Chancellor Avenue Elementary School, 844 Chancellor Avenue, Irvington, NJ 07111 to Irvington Board of Education Complex, 1 University Place, Irvington, NJ 07111; and (2) from Parsippany Troy Hills High School, 577 Vail Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 to Board of Education Complex, 292 Parsippany Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 and to include the new additional locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within 30 days of the commencement of operations at this additional location and the closure of the other location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. To remind the institution of the request that the self-study, in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2015-2016, document the implementation of the process to assess the achievement of student learning goals in doctoral programs (Standard 14).
  • September 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Bound Brook High School, 111 West Union Avenue, Bound Brook, NJ 08805 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. To remind the institution of the request that the self-study, in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2015-2016, document the implementation of the process to assess the achievement of student learning goals in doctoral programs (Standard 14).
  • March 3, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional sites at (1) Chancellor Avenue Elementary School, Irvington, NJ 07111; and (2) Martin Luther King Elementary School, 851 East 28th Street, Paterson, NJ 07513 as additional locations and to include the locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • March 3, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) in Counseling Psychology within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To request that the self-study, in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2015-2016, document the implementation of the process to assess the achievement of student learning goals in doctoral programs (Standard 14).
  • February 1, 2014
    To note that the institution has been granted a one-year delay in its decennial evaluation. The next evaluation visit is now scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • November 18, 2010
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by 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) Included within the scope
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Associate of Arts (AA) in General Studies
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Doctorate in Psychology in Counseling Psychology
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope to offer ONE program
  • Additional Location
    Atlantic Health Systems
    Overlook Hospital 99 Beauvoir Avenue
    Summit, NJ 07902
  • Additional Location
    Barnert Hospital
    680 Broadway
    Paterson, NY 07514
  • Additional Location
    Belleville High School
    100 Passaic Avenue
    Belleville, NJ 07109
  • Additional Location
    Bergenfield High School
    80 South Prospect Avenue
    Bergenfiled, NJ 07621
  • Additional Location
    Board of Education Complex
    292 Parsippany Road
    Parsippany, NJ 07054
    Opened: 08/31/2015
  • Additional Location
    Bon Secours and Canterbury
    176 Palisade Avenue
    Hoboken, NJ 07306
  • Additional Location
    Bound Brook High School
    111 West Union Avenue
    Bound Brook, NJ 08805
    Opened: 09/02/2014
  • Additional Location
    Chapel Hill Academy
    31 Chapel Hill Road
    Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
    Opened: 08/19/2019
  • Additional Location
    Chilton Medical Center
    97 West Parkway
    Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
  • Additional Location
    Columbia Middle School
    345 Plainfield Avenue
    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
  • Additional Location
    Hackensack University Hospital
    30 Prospect Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    Opened: 05/05/2010
  • Additional Location
    Hackettstown Regional Medical Center
    651 Willow Grove Street
    Hackettstown, NJ 07840
    Opened: 04/16/2009
  • Additional Location
    Hoboken University Medical Center
    176 Palisade Avenue
    Hoboken, NJ 07306
  • Additional Location
    Honeywell
    101 Columbia Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Additional Location
    Irvington Board of Education Complex
    1 University Place
    Irvington, NJ 07111
    Opened: 09/02/2015
  • Additional Location
    Jefferson Township Public Schools
    28 Bowling Green Parkway
    Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
  • Additional Location
    Martin Luther King Elementary School
    851 East 28th Street
    Paterson, NJ 07513
    Opened: 03/03/2014
  • Additional Location
    Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District
    One Crest Way
    Aberdeen, NJ 07747
  • Additional Location
    Metuchen Diocesan Center
    146 Metlars Lane
    Piscataway, NJ 08854
  • Additional Location
    Millburn Township School District
    434 Millburn Avenue
    Millburn, NJ 07041
  • Additional Location
    Morristown Memorial Hospital
    100 Madison Avenue
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Additional Location
    Mount Olive Middle School
    160 Wolfe Road
    Budd Lake, NJ 07828
  • Additional Location
    Newark Preschool Council, Inc.
    Audrey West School Headstart Program 168-174 Rosewille Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07107
  • Additional Location
    Newark Preschool Council, Inc.
    Sharpe James School Head Start Program 221-223 Broad Street
    Newark, NJ 07621
  • Additional Location
    Newton Hospital
    175 High Street
    Newton, NJ 07860
  • Additional Location
    North Plainfield High School
    34 Wilson Ave.
    North Plainfield, NJ 07060
  • Additional Location
    Northern Highlands Regional High School
    298 Hillside Avenue
    Allendale, NJ 07401
  • Additional Location
    Novartis, Inc.
    One Health Plaza
    East Hanover, NJ 07936
    Opened: 03/31/2010
  • Additional Location
    Oscar Romero Adult Education and Retreat Center
    St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral 2907 Federal Street
    Camden, NJ 08105
    Opened: 11/04/2009
  • Additional Location
    Our Lady of Consolation
    1799 Hamburg Turnpike
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Additional Location
    Our Lady of the Lake School
    294 Sparta Ave
    Sparta, NJ 07871
  • Additional Location
    Passaic CCC/St. Joseph's Hospital
    703 Main St.
    Paterson, NJ 07503
  • Additional Location
    Pope John Paul II Retreat Center
    414 South 8th Street
    Vineland, NJ 08360
  • Additional Location
    Randolph Township Schools
    25 School House Road
    Randolph, NJ 07869
  • Additional Location
    Ridgewood Village School District
    49 Cottage Place
    Ridgewood, NJ 07451
  • Additional Location
    Saint Anthony School
    95 Myrtle Ave.
    Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Additional Location
    Saint Clare's Hospital
    25 West Blackwell Avenue
    Dover, NJ 07081
  • Additional Location
    Saint Clare's Hospital
    25 Pocono Road
    Denville, NJ 07834
  • Additional Location
    Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
    105 Summer Road
    Three Bridges, NJ 08887
  • Additional Location
    Saint Pius X Spiritual Life Center
    1840 Peter Cheeseman Road
    Blackwood, NJ 08012
  • Additional Location
    Somerville Elementary School
    45 South Pleasant Avenue
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
  • Additional Location
    St. Bernard of Clairvaux Parish
    500 Route 22
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
  • Additional Location
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Hall
    105 Summer Road
    Three Bridges, NJ 08887
  • Additional Location
    St. Francis de Sales Parish
    125 Union Street
    Lodi, NJ 07644
  • Additional Location
    St. Francis Hospital
    25 MCWILLIAMS PLACE
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
  • Additional Location
    St. Joseph High School
    145 Plainfield Ave.
    Metuchen, NJ 08840
  • Additional Location
    St. Mary's Hospital
    350 Boulevard
    Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Additional Location
    St. Philip Parish
    797 Valley Road
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    Opened: 09/01/2010
  • Additional Location
    Thurgood Marshall School , New Jersey
    181-184 Montgomery Street
    Irvington, NJ 07111
  • Additional Location
    Trinitas/Union CC
    12 West Jersey Street
    Elizabeth, NJ 07102
  • Additional Location
    Union High School
    2350 North 3rd Street
    Union, NJ 07083
    Opened: 02/29/2016
  • Additional Location
    Valley Hospital
    223 North Van Dien Avenue
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
  • Additional Location
    Valley Hospital
    15 Essex Road
    Paramus, NJ 07652
  • Additional Location
    Vincentian Renewal Center
    75 Maple Avenue
    Plainsboro, NJ 08536
  • Additional Location
    Vincentian Renewal Center :as of Spg 02
    Plainsboro, NJ
  • Additional Location
    West Morris Regional High School Distric
    259 Bartley Road
    Chester, NJ 07930
  • Additional Location
    West Morris Regional High School District
    259 Bartley Road
    Chester, NJ 07930
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sussex County Community College
    1 College Hill Rd
    Newton, NJ 07860
  • Other Instructional Site
    The University of Finance and Management
    Pawia 55 01-030 Warszawa
    Poland

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