Statement of Accreditation Status

New Jersey City University

  • CEO: Dr. Sue Henderson, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Susan Gerber
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Jersey City State College (1/1/1998)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1959
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2019-2020
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

2039 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305

(201) 200-2000

www.njcu.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To delay the On-Site Evaluation visit scheduled for Spring 2020 due to extraordinary circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions and to continue accreditation. To note the institution remains accredited during a delay granted by the Commission. The Evaluation visit will be scheduled in accordance with Commission policy and procedures.
  • September 16, 2019
    To rescind the substantive change action of October 28, 2018 because the institution chose not to open the additional location at this time.
  • October 29, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the relocation of the additional location at the Brookdale C.C. at Wall Township, Monmouth Blvd at Watson Avenue, Wall Township, NJ 07738 to Squier Hall, Fort Monmouth, 200 Signal Road, Oceanport, NJ 07703 within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. To direct a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations as an additional location. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • June 23, 2016
    To note the visit by the Commission’s representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at 160 Plaza 2, First Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07311 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission’s action of November 19, 2015, requesting a monitoring report, due October 1, 2017. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due October 1, 2017, documenting further development and implementation of (1) a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve the total range of programs and services and achievement of institutional mission, goals, and plans (Standard 7); (2) the assessment of the effectiveness of the new general education curriculum (Standard 12); (3) a plan for assessing student learning and evidence that such assessment results are utilized for curricular improvement in general education (Standard 12); and (4) evidence that student learning assessment information is shared and discussed with appropriate constituents and is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the additional location from the Harborside Financial Center, Plaza 4A, 286 Washington Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 to 160 Plaza 2, First Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07311 and to include the new additional location provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty 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, due June 1, 2015, has been received and will be acted on at the November Commission meeting.
  • November 13, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of state approval, and to include the Doctor of Education in Educational Technology Leadership degree program offered in a predominantly online format within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctor of Education in Educational Technology Leadership degree program offered in a predominantly online format within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of documentation of state approval. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • June 28, 2012
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • April 23, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of state approval, and to include the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) Program in Civil Security Leadership, Management and Policy (CSLMP) within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • January 3, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) Program in Civil Security Leadership, Management and Policy (CSLMP) within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of documentation of state approval. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 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 year)
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship
  • Additional Location
    160 Plaza 2
    160 Plaza 2 First Floor
    Jersey City, NJ 07311
    Opened: 09/01/2015
  • Additional Location
    Brookdale C.C. at Wall Township
    Monmouth Blvd at Watson Ave.
    Wall Township, NJ 07738
  • Other Instructional Site
    Black River Middle School
    58 North Rd
    Chester, NJ 07930
  • Other Instructional Site
    Board of Education Administation
    446 Howard Blvd
    Hopatcong, NJ 07856
  • Other Instructional Site
    Burlington County College
    601 Pemberton Rd.
    Burlington, NJ 08068
  • Other Instructional Site
    Camden Middle School
    201 N. Front St
    Camden, NJ 08102
  • Other Instructional Site
    Citta Elementary School
    2050 Lakewood Rd
    Toms River, NJ 08755
  • Other Instructional Site
    Clara Maass Medical Center
    1 Clara Maass Drive
    Bellville, NJ 07109
  • Other Instructional Site
    Colin Powell Elementary School
    1500 New York Avenue
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Other Instructional Site
    Dumont High School
    101 New Milford Ave
    Dumont, NJ 07628
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eastside High School
    150 Park Ave
    Paterson, NJ 07501
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eisenhower Middle School
    344 Calvin Ct.
    Wyckoff, NJ 07481
  • Other Instructional Site
    Emerson High School
    131 Main St
    Emerson, NJ 07630
  • Other Instructional Site
    Flynn School
    80 Chamberlain Ave
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hackensack High School
    135 1st St.
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Joffrey Ballet School
    434 Avenue of the Americas, 3rd - 5th floors
    New York, NY 10011
  • Other Instructional Site
    Joffrey Ballet School
    47-10 Austelle Place, 4th Floor
    Long Island City, NY 10011
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jose Marti Middle School
    1800 Summit Ave
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Other Instructional Site
    Joseph r Bolger Middle School
    100 Palmer St
    Keansburg, NJ 07734
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kittatinny High School
    77 Halsey Rd
    Newton, NJ 07860
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lake Hiawatha School
    1 Lincoln Ave
    Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
  • Other Instructional Site
    Leonia High School
    100 Christie St
    Leonia, NJ 07605
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lincoln School
    5 Brookville Rd
    Edison, NJ 08817
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lindberg Elementary School
    401 Glen Ave
    Palisades Pk, NJ 07650
  • Other Instructional Site
    Livingston High School
    30 Robert H Harp Dr
    Livingston, NJ 07039
  • Other Instructional Site
    Meridian Health Systems/Jersey Shore Med Ctr
    1945 Rt 33
    Neptuen, NJ 07735
  • Other Instructional Site
    Middlesex County College
    2600 Woodbridge Ave
    Raritan, NJ 08818
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monmouth Cnty Career Cntr.
    1000 Kozloski Rd
    Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mountainside Hospital
    1 Bay Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mt. Olive HS
    18 Corey Rd.
    Mt. Olive, NJ 07836
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Bergen HS
    7417 John F Kennedy Blvd
    North Beren, NJ 07047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Nutley High School
    300 Franklin Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ocean Cnty Voc. Tech. Cntr.
    423 Wells Mills Rd
    Waretown, NJ 08758
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ocean County College
    1 College Dr
    Tom's River, NJ 08754
  • Other Instructional Site
    Passaic HS
    170 Paulison Ave.
    Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Bergen CC
    400 County Rd
    Paramus, NJ 07652
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Brookdale CC
    765 Newman Springs Rd
    Lincroft, NJ 07738
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Camden CC
    200 College Dr
    Blackwood, NJ 08012
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Cumberland CC
    10 Buck St
    Vineland, NJ 08332
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Essex CC
    303 University Ave
    Newark, NJ 07012
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Hudson CC
    162 Sip Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Middlesex CC
    2600 Woodbridge Ave
    Edison, NJ 08818-3050
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Morris CC
    214 Center Grove Rd
    Randolph, NJ 07869
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Ocean CC
    1 College Dr
    Toms River, NJ 08754
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Salem CC
    460 Hollywood Ave
    Carney's Point, NJ 08069
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Atlantic Cape May CC
    5100 Black Horse Pike
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Burlington CC
    601 Pemberton Rd.
    Burlinton, NJ 08068
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Mercer CC
    1200 Old Trenton Rd
    West Windsor, NJ 08550
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Monmouth Co. Career Ct.
    1000 Kozloski Rd
    Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Passaic CCC
    1 College Blvd
    Paterson, NJ 07505
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Raritan Valley Community College
    118 Lamington Rd
    Branchburg, NJ 08876
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Salem CC
    460 Hollywood Ave
    Carney's Point, NJ 08069
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Sussex CC
    1 College Hill Rd
    Newton, NJ 07860
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pathways: Union CC
    1033 Springfield Ave
    Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Other Instructional Site
    Plainfield High School
    950 Park Ave.
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
  • Other Instructional Site
    Roosevelt Elementary School
    445 Lafayette Ave
    Hawthorne, NJ 07506
  • Other Instructional Site
    Secaucus High School
    11 Millridge Ave
    Secaucus, NJ 07094
  • Other Instructional Site
    Summitt Middle School
    272 Morris Ave
    Summitt, NJ 07901
  • Other Instructional Site
    Toms River Intermediate School East
    1519 Hooper Ave
    Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Other Instructional Site
    Union City Educational Center
    400 38th St
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Other Instructional Site
    Union City High School
    2500 JF Kennedy Blvd
    Union City, NJ 07047
  • Other Instructional Site
    White Township Elementary School
    565 CR 519
    Belvidere, NJ 07823

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