Statement of Accreditation Status

Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

  • CEO: Dr. Christine Mangino, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Arthur Corradetti
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Kushnood Haq, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional » Two-year, very large
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): CUNY - Queensborough Community College (7/26/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1963
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2023

Contact Information

222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364-1497

(718) 631-6262

www.qcc.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 2026-2027.
  • 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 2026-2027.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • February 27, 2018
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due March 26, 2018, addressing recent developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard II (Ethics and Integrity).
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • November 18, 2010
    To accept the monitoring report. To request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2014, include documentation of the continued implementation of comprehensive, integrated, and sustained processes to assess institutional effectiveness and the achievement of institutional mission and goals (Standard 7).
  • 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:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent

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