Statement of Accreditation Status

Alfred University

  • CEO: Dr. Mark Zupan, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Beth Ann Dobie
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2023-2024

Contact Information

One Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802-1205

(607) 871-2101

www.alfred.edu

  • March 4, 2021
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • March 4, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • April 30, 2020
    To grant a delay of the supplemental information report requested by the Commission action of June 27, 2019 and due October 1, 2020, because of extraordinary circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions. The report is now due December 1, 2020. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • 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 2023-2024.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due October 1, 2020, addressing the actions of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard III: Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience, Standard IV: Support of the Student Experience, and Standard V: Educational Effectiveness Assessment. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • November 13, 2018
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due March 1, 2019, addressing the actions of the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (CoA) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard III: Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience, Standard IV: Support of the Student Experience, and Standard V: Educational Effectiveness Assessment.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2018, further documenting evidence of (1) an organized and systematic educational effectiveness assessment process which evaluates the extent of student achievement of institutional and program level goals and that employs defensible standards for evaluating whether students are achieving those goals (Standard V) and (2) institutional and unit level goals that are clearly stated, assessed appropriately, linked to mission and goal achievement, and that reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results (Standard VI).The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 25, 2015
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To remove the warning because the institution is now in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal) and Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment) and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2017, further documenting (1) goals and objectives, both institution-wide and for individual units, that are clearly stated, reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results, are linked to mission and goal achievement, and are used for planning and resource allocation at institutional and unit levels (Standard 2) and (2) implementation of an organized, and sustained assessment process to improve institutional effectiveness, with evidence that assessment information is used in budgeting, planning, and resource allocation (Standards 7, 12 and 14). The Periodic Review Report is now due June 1, 2020.
  • November 20, 2014
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution of the warning that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal) and Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2015, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standards 2 and 7, including but not limited to evidence of the development and implementation of (1) goals and objectives, both institution-wide and for individual units, that are clearly stated, reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results, are linked to mission and goal achievement, and are used for planning and resource allocation at institutional and unit levels (Standard 2) and (2) a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve the total range of programs and services and that document the achievement of institutional mission, goals and plans (Standard 7). In addition, to request that the monitoring report provide evidence of additional steps taken to ensure the further development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to evaluate student learning, including direct evidence of student achievement of institutional and program student learning outcomes (Standards 12 and 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be set when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • June 26, 2014
    To warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal) and Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2015, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standards 2 and 7, including but not limited to evidence of the development and implementation of (1) goals and objectives, both institution-wide and for individual units, that are clearly stated, reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results, are linked to mission and goal achievement, and are used for planning and resource allocation at institutional and unit levels (Standard 2) and (2) a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve the total range of programs and services and that document the achievement of institutional mission, goals and plans (Standard 7). In addition, to request that the monitoring report provide evidence of additional steps taken to ensure the further development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to evaluate student learning, including direct evidence of student achievement of institutional and program student learning outcomes (Standards 12 and 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations. The due date for the next Periodic Review Report will be set when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • January 26, 2012
    To note the institution's decision not to open the additional location at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China and Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China.
  • Distance Education
    Not 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Universal Education Cultural Services
    Istanbul
    Turkey
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    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Other Instructional Site
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    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    Center for Integrated Teacher Education
    50 Court St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    Center for Integrated Teacher Education
    3678 West Oceanside Rd. #202
    Oceanside, NY 11572
  • Other Instructional Site
    Corning Community College
    1 Academic Drive
    Corning, NY 14830
  • Other Instructional Site
    Martin Luther King High School
    1 South Broadway
    Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oceanside High School
    3160 Skillman Ave.
    Oceanside, NY 11572
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oceanside Middle School
    186 Alice Ave
    Oceanside, NY 11572
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oceanside Teacher Center
    145 Merle Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    SEIU Bronx Training Center
    2501 Grand Concourse
    Bronx, NY 10468
  • Other Instructional Site
    SEIU Brooklyn Training Center
    25 Elm Pl.
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    SEIU Manhattan Training Center
    310 W 43rd St.
    New York, NY 10036
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Francis College
    180 Remsen St.
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Joseph's High School
    80 Willoughby
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tuckahoe High School
    65 Siwanoy Blvd
    Eastchester, NY 10709

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