Statement of Accreditation Status

Juilliard School, The

  • CEO: Mr. Damian Woetzel, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Jose Garcia-Leon
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools » Four-year, very small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1956
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2020
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028

Contact Information

60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-6588

(212) 799-5000

www.juilliard.edu

  • January 3, 2023
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due January 17, 2023, that provides additional information on Standard II: Ethics and Integrity, and Standard IV: Support of the Student Experience. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 24, 2021
    To note that the substantive change visit to the Tianjin Juilliard School branch campus occurred on March 16, 2021, and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • January 4, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include alternative delivery method-distance education within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities as necessary, including the New York State Education Department (NYSED). 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 visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 25, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • 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. To note that the evaluation visit has been conducted and will be acted upon at the Commission's June meeting.
  • January 3, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the contractual arrangement with Tianjin Conservatory of Music at 57 11th Jing Road, Hedong District, Tianjin 300171, China, to serve as a third-party provider of the Master of Music (MM) Performance degree in Orchestral Performance within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note 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 visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • January 3, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the contractual arrangement with Tianjin Conservatory of Music at 57 11th Jing Road, Hedong District, Tianjin 300171, China, to serve as a third-party provider of the Master of Music (MM) Performance degree in Chamber Music within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • January 3, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the contractual arrangement with Tianjin Conservatory of Music at 57 11th Jing Road, Hedong District, Tianjin 300171, China, to serve as a third-party provider of the Master of Music (MM) Performance degree in Collaborative Piano within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • September 3, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the branch campus at The Tianjin Juilliard Graduate School at 2946 Xinhua Road, CBD, Tianjin, 2946, China within the institution's scope of accreditation. To direct a substantive change site visit as soon as practicable but no later than six months after the commencement of instruction at the location. To require immediate notification of the date that instruction commences at the branch campus. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision or if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • March 15, 2018
    To note the Commission Liaison Guidance Consultation conducted by the Commission's representative. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 16, 2017
    To document receipt of the progress report, noting that the report provided limited responses to requested information. To request that the self-study in preparation for the evaluation visit in 2019-2020, (1) provide evidence that faculty and/or other appropriate professionals are reviewed regularly (Standard III); (2) document institutional and unit level goals that are clearly stated, assessed appropriately, linked to mission and goal achievement, and that reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results (Standard VI); and (3) provide evidence that the institution considers and uses assessment results for planning and resource allocation (Standard VI). To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance consultation to discuss Commission expectations. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, reaffirm accreditation and commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2017, documenting further development and implementation of (1) goals and objectives or strategies, both institution-wide and for individual units, that are clearly stated, reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results, are linked to mission and goal achievement, and are used for planning and resource allocation at the institutional and unit levels (Standard 2); and (2) carefully articulated, equitable, and implemented procedures and criteria for reviewing all individuals who have responsibility for the educational programs of the institution (Standard 10). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • June 23, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • 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 (2-4 yrs) Included within the scope
  • 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
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope
  • Branch Campus
    The Tianjin Juilliard Graduate School
    2946 Xinhua Road, CBD
    Binhai New Area, Tianjin, Tianjin, China 2946
    Opened: 09/17/2020

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