Statement of Accreditation Status

Queens College of the City University of New York

  • CEO: Mr. Frank Wu, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Patricia Price
  • 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 - Queens College (7/26/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1941
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

Contact Information

65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY 11367

(718) 997-5000

qc.cuny.edu

  • April 29, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at 25 W. 43rd Street, 19th floor, New York, NY 10036 that has ceased operations. To remove the additional location from the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first alternative delivery method program (online Post-Master's Certificate in Bilingual Education) within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second alternative delivery method program (online Early Childhood Post-Master's Program Special Education: Birth-Grade 2) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that documentation of approval from the New York State Education Department is required. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation and to acknowledge the institution's participation in the Collaborative Implementation Project. To commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016 - 2017.
  • 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:

  • 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

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