Statement of Accreditation Status

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

  • CEO: Ms. Michelle Anderson, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Tammie Lea Cumming
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): CUNY - Brooklyn College (7/26/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1933
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

(718) 951-5000

www.brooklyn.cuny.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • 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 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. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • August 28, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first alternative delivery method program - online Advanced Certificate in Early Intervention and Parenting (ACEIP) - within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • March 3, 2016
    To note the visit by the Commission’s representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, 25 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission's action of November 20, 2014, requesting a monitoring report, due April 1, 2016. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, 25 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 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. 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 monitoring report, due April 1, 2016, documenting further progress on the implementation of a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve the total range of programs and services, achievement of institutional mission, goals and plans, and compliance with accreditation standards with the support and collaboration of faculty and administration in assessing student learning and responding to assessment results (Standards 7 and 14). 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 monitoring report, due April 1, 2016, documenting further progress on the implementation of a documented, organized, and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve the total range of programs and services, achievement of institutional mission, goals and plans, and compliance with accreditation standards with the support and collaboration of faculty and administration in assessing student learning and responding to assessment results (Standards 7 and 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • 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)
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs)
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate
  • Additional Location
    Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema
    25 Washington Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11205
    Opened: 08/27/2015
  • Additional Location
    Graduate Center for Worker Education
    25 Broadway, 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bept. Teacher Center - Eastchester H. S.
    2 Stewart Place
    Eastchester, NY 10709
  • Other Instructional Site
    Levittown Teacher Center
    150 Abbey Lane
    Levittown, NY 11756
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lindenhurst Teacher Center
    350 Daniel Street
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Visions
    205 East 42nd Street
    New YOrk, NY 10017
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS/IS 119 (The Glendale)
    74-01 78th Avenue
    Glendale, NY 11385
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rockville Center Teacher Center
    110 Riverside Drive
    Rockville Center, NY 11570
  • Other Instructional Site
    Suffolk's Edge Teacher Center
    31 Lee Avenue
    Wheatley Heights, NY 11798
  • Other Instructional Site
    Universidad de Puerto Rico
    Recinto De Rio Piedras
    San Juan, PR 00931-3304

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