Statement of Accreditation Status

Georgian Court University

  • CEO: Dr. Joseph Marbach, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Michael Gross
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs » Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Georgian Court College (1/1/2003)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1922
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

900 Lakewood Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697

(732) 987-2200

georgian.edu/

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • June 25, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request that, beginning in 2020 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update prior to the Mid-Point Peer Review in 2024, the institution provide further evidence of improved financial viability and sustainability (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church, 591 New Jersey Avenue, Absecon, NJ 08201. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Jackson Memorial High School, 101 Don Connor Boulevard, Jackson, NJ 08527. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Family Faith Formation Center, 211 Cooper Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Jersey Central Power and Light, 331 Newman Springs Road, Red Bank, NJ 07701. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Stafford Township Public School District, Bay Avenue, Stafford Township, NJ 08050. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Hunterdon County Educational Services Co, 215 Route 31, Flemington, NJ 08822. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at New Jersey Resources, 1415 Wyckoff Rd, Wall Township, NJ 07719. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Northern Burlington High School/Middle School, 160 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, NJ 08022. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Jersey Central Power and Light, 300 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07962. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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.
  • October 29, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Kingsway Regional High School, 201 Kings Highway, Woolwich Township, NJ 08085. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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 2027-2028.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. To request a supplemental information report, due March 1, 2020, documenting further evidence of the implementation of planning processes, resources and structures that are aligned with each other and are sufficient to fulfill its mission and goals, including (1) clearly stated institutional and unit-level objectives that are linked to mission and reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results (Standard VI); (2) comprehensive planning for facilities, infrastructure and technology that include consideration of sustainability and deferred maintenance (Standard VI); and, (3) improved financial viability and sustainability (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Doctor's - Professional Practice degree program (Psy.D. in School Psychology) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • August 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from New Jersey Coastal Communiversity, Monmouth Boulevard & Watson Avenue, Wall Township, NJ 07719 to Brookdale Community College Hazlet Center, 1 Crown Plaza, Hazlet, NJ 07730 and include the new location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of June 23, 2016 for a progress report due October 1, 2017. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the progress report. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2017, documenting further development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess achievement of expected student learning outcomes in all programs, including in general education, with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • May 2, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the additional location from Holy Family Parish, 226 Hurffville Road, Sewell, NJ 08080 to the Family Faith Formation Center, 211 Cooper Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096 and to include the additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within 30 days of the commencement of operations at the new additional location and the closure of the old 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.
  • May 2, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the Diocese of Trenton Chancery, 701 Lawrenceviille Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 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. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2016, documenting further development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess achievement of expected student learning outcomes in all programs, with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • October 27, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the additional location from St. Pius X Spiritual Life Center, 1840 Peter Cheeseman Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012 to Holy Family Parish, 226 Hurfville, Sewill, NJ 08080 and to include the new additional location 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 note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted on by the Commission at its November meeting.
  • September 3, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at 509 Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville, NJ 08721 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • March 5, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at One Woodbridge Center (Jewelry Exchange Building), Suite 905, Woodbridge, NJ, 07095. The commission requires written notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • January 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Bnos Bais Yaakov High School, 155 North Oberlin Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the 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. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Psy.D. in School Psychology
  • Additional Location
    Brookdale Community College Hazlet Center
    1 Crown Plaza
    Hazlet, NJ 07730
    Opened: 08/29/2016
  • Additional Location
    Central Regional High School
    509 Forest Hills Parkway
    Bayville, NJ 08721
    Opened: 01/20/2014
  • Additional Location
    Cumberland County Community College
    P.O. Box 1500, College Drive
    Vineland, NJ 08362
  • Additional Location
    Diocese of Trenton Chancery
    701 Lawrenceviille Road
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
    Opened: 05/21/2016
  • Other Instructional Site
    Academy of Allied Health & Science
    2325 Heck Ave
    Neptune, NJ 07753
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bridgewater-Raritan High School
    600 Garretson Rd
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
  • Other Instructional Site
    Donovan Catholic High School
    711 Hooper Ave
    Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Other Instructional Site
    Glen Ridge High School
    200 Ridgewood Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Other Instructional Site
    High Technology High School
    765 Newman Springs Road
    Lincroft, NJ 07738
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hillside Intermediate School
    844 Brown Rd
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hunterdon County Academies
    1445 State Route 31
    Annandale, NJ 08801
  • Other Instructional Site
    J. Christian Bollwage Finance Academy
    447 Richmond St
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Manasquan High School
    167 Broad St
    Manasquan, NJ 08736
  • Other Instructional Site
    Matawan Regional High School
    450 Alantic Ave
    Aberdeen, NJ 07747
  • Other Instructional Site
    Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School
    469 Matawan Ave
    Cliffwood, NJ 07721
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mercer County Community College
    1200 Old Trenton Rd
    West Windsor, NJ 08550
  • Other Instructional Site
    Meridian Health Village at Jackson
    27 S Cooks Bridge Rd
    Jackson, NJ 08527
  • Other Instructional Site
    Middlesex County College
    2600 Woodbridge Ave
    Edison, NJ 08818
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Seminary
    139 Ocean Ave
    Lakewood, NJ 08701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ocean Township High School
    550 W Park Ave
    Oakhurst, NJ 07755
  • Other Instructional Site
    Red Bank Regional High School
    101 Ridge Rd
    Little Silver, NJ 07739
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ridgewood Avenue School
    235 Ridgewood Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Other Instructional Site
    Riverview Medical Center
    1 Riverview Plaza
    Red Bank, NJ 07701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sayreville Middle School
    800 Washington Rd
    Parlin, NJ 08859
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sayreville War Memorial High School
    820 Washington Rd
    Parlin, NJ 08859
  • Other Instructional Site
    St John Vianney High School
    540A Line Rd
    Holmdel, NJ 07733
  • Other Instructional Site
    Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy
    625 Summer St
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Trenton Catholic Academy
    175 Leonard Ave
    Hamilton, NJ 08610

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