Statement of Accreditation Status

Salem Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Michael Gorman, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. Ken Robell
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional » Two-year, small
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1979
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025

Contact Information

460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069-2799

(856) 299-2100

  • August 28, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first and second alternative delivery method programs - online A.A. in Liberal Arts and online A.S. in Business Administration - within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024 - 2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • September 26, 2014
    To grant the institution a one-year extension on the self-study. The self-study year will now be 2015-2016 with an evaluation team visit occurring during the fall semester 2015 or the spring semester 2016. To remind the institution of the supplemental information report due October 6, 2014.
  • August 20, 2014
    To request a supplemental information report, due October 6, 2014, addressing the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)'s recent decision. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • March 1, 2012
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • November 18, 2010
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report and progress to date, and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report due by December 1, 2011, documenting (1) explicit links between the strategic plan and resource allocation decisions (Standard 2); (2) steps taken to integrate the components of the institutional effectiveness plan (Standard 7); and (3) evidence of observable learning goals for general education stated as outcomes (Standard 12). 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:
  • Other Instructional Site
    Arthur P. Schalick High School
    718 Centerton Road
    Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
  • Other Instructional Site
    PSEG Energy & Environmental Resource Center
    244 Chestnut St.
    Salem, NJ 08079
  • Other Instructional Site
    Salem County Vocational Technical School
    880 Rt. 45
    Mannington, NJ 08098

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