Statement of Accreditation Status

Dowling College

  • Phase: Formerly Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Withdrawn Final
  • Candidacy Granted: November 1, 1968
  • Accreditation Granted: April 23, 1971
  • Accreditation Ceased: August 31, 2016
On August 25, 2016, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education approved the teach-out plan developed by Dowling College because the institution's accreditation was withdrawn. The purpose of the teach-out plan is to assist students who are near completion of a credential finalize and complete academic requirements. To assist with the implementation of the teach-out plan, Dowling College entered into teach-out agreements with (1) Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY; (2) Excelsior College, Albany, NY; (3) Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY; (4) Long Island University, Brookville, NY; (5) St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, NY; and (6) Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, Flushing, NY. Students may obtain records at Long Island University, Brookville, NY. To note that accreditation ceased on August 31, 2016. As of September 1, 2016, Dowling College is longer accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, (267-284-5011) For more information, see the Commission's Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Policy and Procedures.

Contact Information

Idle Hour Boulevard
Oakdale, NY 11769-1999

(631) 244-3000