Statement of Accreditation Status

Marymount Manhattan College

  • CEO: Dr. Kerry Walk, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Peter Naccarato
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus » Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1961
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2021-2022
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2026

Contact Information

221 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

(212) 517-0400

www.mmm.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 2021-2022.
  • December 6, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of approval from the New York State Education Department and to include the first Master's degree (M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology) within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Master's degree (M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology) within the scope of the institution's accreditation effective upon receipt of State approval. To remind the institution of the Commission’s request of June 26, 2014 regarding the Periodic Review Report due June 1, 2017.
  • June 26, 2014
    To accept the monitoring report. To remind the institution that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, must document (1) steps taken to review governance policies and (2) evidence that written policies specifying the roles and responsibilities in collegial governance are clear and readily available to the campus community (Standard 4).
  • November 15, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation and to request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2014, documenting (1) further development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness (Standard 7); (2) steps taken to review the implementation of the new faculty teaching load (Standard 10); (3) further implementation of a documented assessment process for oral communication (Standard 12); and (4) further implementation of a organized and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve student leaning (Standard 14). To further request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document (1) steps taken to review governance policies and (2) evidence that written policies specifying the roles and responsibilities in collegial governance are clear and readily available to the campus community (Standard 4).
  • 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 year)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Approved to offer ONE program at this credential level: M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Additional Location
    Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
    Bedford Hills
    Bedford Hills, NY 10021
  • Other Instructional Site
    Taconic Correctional Facility
    250 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507
    Bedford HIlls, NY 10507

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