Statement of Accreditation Status

Dominican University New York

  • CEO: Sister Mary Eileen O'Brien, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. Brian Fernandes
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Dominican College of Blauvelt (Prior to 5/26/2022)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1972
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

Contact Information

470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962

(845) 359-7800

www.dc.edu

  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the decrease in the number of credit hours required for successful completion of the Master of Business Administration within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • April 18, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation and to acknowledge the institution's participation in the Collaborative Implementation Project. To request that, beginning in 2019 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update prior to the Mid-Point Peer Review in 2022, the institution provide further evidence of (1) a general education program that offers sufficient scope and is designed so that students acquire and demonstrate essential skills and (2) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of general education providing student learning opportunities (Standard III). The next evaluation is scheduled for 2025-2026
  • November 16, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation and to acknowledge the institution's participation in the Collaborative Implementation Project. To request that, beginning in 2019 in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update, the institution provide further evidence of (1) a general education program that offers sufficient scope and is designed so that students acquire and demonstrate essential skills and (2) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of general education providing student learning opportunities (Standard III). The next evaluation is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • September 4, 2015
    To request a supplemental information report, due October 16, 2015, addressing the recent action by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the post-baccalaureate certificate in Health Care Management within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016 - 2017.
  • December 8, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of notification of approval from the New York State Education Department and to include the Doctor of Nursing Practice within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • September 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree within the scope of the institution's accreditation to be effective upon receipt of state approval. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016 - 2017.
  • March 5, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Bachelor of Science in Management and the online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016 - 2017.
  • November 15, 2012
    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 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:

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Health Care Management
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope
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  • Other Instructional Site
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    80 Fletcher St
    Goshen, NY 10924
  • Other Instructional Site
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    Nanuet, NY 10954
  • Other Instructional Site
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    106 Hammond Road
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  • Other Instructional Site
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  • Other Instructional Site
    Rockland BOCES
    65 Parrot
    West Nyack, NY 10700
  • Other Instructional Site
    S. S. Seward Institute
    53 N Main St
    Florida, NY 10921
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tappan Zee High School
    15 Dutch Hill Road
    Orangeburg, NY 10962

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