Statement of Accreditation Status

Manhattan College

  • CEO: Dr. Brennan O'Donnell, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Edward Dee
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2021-2022
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2026

Contact Information

Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale, NY 10471

(718) 862-8000

www.manhattan.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • December 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • February 24, 2021
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due October 15, 2021, addressing the recent action by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) which may have implications for current and future compliance with Requirement of Affiliation 6; Standard III (Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience); Standard IV (Support of the Student Experience); and Standard V (Educational Effectiveness Assessment). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • March 5, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at Consolidated Edison, 390 N. Route 59, Spring Valley, NY 10977. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • May 1, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first associate's degree program (A.S. in General Studies) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • August 31, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the post-baccalaureate certificate in Applied Mathematics -- Data Analytics within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the post-baccalaureate certificate in Instructional Design and Delivery within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the online Master of Science in Instructional Design and Delivery (M.S. IDD) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • March 2, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online M.S. program in Organizational Leadership within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2013, documenting further progress in the development and implementation of (1) a strategic planning process that articulates institutional priorities, is clearly communicated, provides for constituent participation, and incorporates the use of assessment results (Standard 2); (2) an organized and sustainable assessment process, including direct measures, to evaluate and improve institutional effectiveness with evidence that assessment information is used to gain efficiencies in programs, services, and processes (Standard 7); and (3) an organized and sustainable process to assess the achievement of student learning goals in all programs, with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 28, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of the additional location at Consolidated Edison, 390 West Route 59, Spring Valley, NY 10977 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2011-2012.
  • 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 to offer ONE program: A.S. in General Studies
  • 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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