Statement of Accreditation Status

New York University

  • CEO: Dr. Andrew Hamilton, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Diana Arpino
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Anne Wahl, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity » Four-year, large, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2014
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2023-2024
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2028

Contact Information

70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

(212) 998-1212

www.nyu.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • February 17, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the relocation of the additional location from Pudong District, Shanghai 1555 Century Avenue, China to Pudong District, Shanghai, No. 567 West Yangsi Road, China within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the new location and of the date that instruction ceases at the former location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind this action if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • March 4, 2021
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 25, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To note the institution's obligation to inform the Commission on the status of any investigation(s) conducted by the institution or by state, federal, or other government agencies, related to the action of January 30, 2020 (Requirement of Affiliation 5). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • January 30, 2020
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due March 2, 2020, addressing recent developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard II: Ethics and Integrity and Standard IV: Support of the Student Experience.
  • October 29, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the relocation of the NYU Madrid additional location from Calle Segre 8, Madrid 28002 Spain to Calle del Barquillo 13, Madrid 28004 Spain within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • August 27, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at New York University Long Island School of Medicine, Research, and Academic Center, 101 Mineola Blvd, Mineola, NY 11501 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • August 28, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the instructional site at Wallkill Correctional Facility, 50 McKendrick Road, Wallkill, NY 12589-0286 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • May 1, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the instructional site at NYU Washington, DC, 1307 L. Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • November 20, 2014
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the NYU Abu Dhabi additional location at Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • September 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the branch campus at NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates as an additional location and to include the change within the scope of the institution's accreditation. Also, to approve the relocation of the NYU Abu Dhabi from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and to include the new location within scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • June 30, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the additional location from East China Normal University, 3663 Zhongshan Bei Road, Shanghai, China 200061 to NYU Shanghai, Pudong Campus, 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong District, Shanghai, China 200122 and to include the new additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • June 26, 2014
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self study report and process. To note that a visit will be conducted to the NYU Abu-Dhabi branch campus within six months of the relocation to its permanent location. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • April 28, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the NYU Paris additional location from 56 rue Passy, Paris, France 75016 to n° 57 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, France 75005 and to include the new additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within 30 days of the commencement of operations at this additional location and the closure of the other location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. To note that the 2013-2014 evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted on at the June Commission meeting.
  • April 28, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at NYU TSOA Asia, 3 Kay Siang Road, Singapore and to approve the teach-out plan. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location.
  • January 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • July 1, 2013
    To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at the College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Road, Staten Island, NY 10314 and to remove the location from the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • June 27, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the complex substantive change request and to include within the scope of the institution's accreditation, as of January 1, 2014, the following changes: (1) the expansion of the established mission of the institution to include undergraduate and graduate engineering degree and certificate programs; (2) the merger with Polytechnic Institute of New York University; (3) the additional location at NYU Brooklyn, Six MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201; and (4) the additional location at 55 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004 which will become part of New York University's main campus. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • April 29, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the contractual agreement with and additional location at University College London, School of Public Policy, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • 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 (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • 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:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Englewood Cliffs Location
    300 Sylvan Avenue
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
  • Additional Location
    London
    6 Bedford Square WC1B 2RA London
    United Kingdom
  • Additional Location
    Madrid
    Calle del Barquillo, 13
    Madrid, Spain 28004
    Opened: 01/31/2019
  • Additional Location
    New York University Long Island School of Medicine, Research and Academic Cen
    101 Mineola Blvd
    Mineola, NY 11501
    Opened: 07/01/2019
  • Additional Location
    NYU Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island
    United Arab Emirates
    Opened: 09/02/2014
  • Additional Location
    NYU at St. Thomas Aquinas College
    Room 208, the Village 125 Route 340
    Sparkill, NY 10976
  • Additional Location
    NYU Berlin
    Schonhauser Allee 36 Gebaude 2.2 10435 Berlin
    Germany
    Opened: 06/28/2011
  • Additional Location
    NYU Brooklyn
    Six MetroTech Center
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Opened: 06/27/2013
  • Additional Location
    NYU Florence
    27 via de Bruni 50319 Florence
    Italy
  • Additional Location
    NYU Paris
    57 boulevard Saint-Germain Paris 75005
    France
    Opened: 06/04/2014
  • Additional Location
    NYU Shanghai, Pudong Campus
    Pudong District, Shanghai 1555 Century Avenue
    China
    Opened: 06/30/2014
  • Additional Location
    NYU Shanghai, Qiantan Campus
    No. 567 West Yangsi Road
    Shanghai, Pudong District n/a
  • Additional Location
    NYU Washington, DC
    1307 L. Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20005
    Opened: 05/01/2017
  • Additional Location
    Sarah Lawrence College
    One Mead Way Tweed Rear
    Bronxville, NY 10708
  • Additional Location
    State University of New York College at Purchase
    735 Anderson Hill Rd
    Purchase, NY 10577
  • Additional Location
    University College London, School of Public Policy
    London
    United Kingdom
    Opened: 04/29/2013
  • Additional Location
    Wallkill Correctional Facility
    50 McKendrick Road
    Wallkill, NY 12589-0286
    Opened: 08/28/2017
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU Buenos Aires
    Anchorena 1314 Capital Federal 1425
    Argentina
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU DC
    1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC, DC 20036
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU Ghana
    4 North Road, #12 North Labone Accra, 99999
    Ghana
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU Los Angeles
    145 S. Fairfax Ave. Suite 405
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU Prague
    Male Namesti #2 Praha 1, 11000
    Czech Republic
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU Sydney
    Science House, 157-161 Gloucester Street Sydney, Australia NSW, 2000
    Australia
  • Other Instructional Site
    NYU Tel Aviv
    Brandeis Street 17, Tel Aviv-Yafo, 62001
    Israel
  • Other Instructional Site
    TSOA Havana
    Calle 13, no. 509 e D y E Vedado, La Havana
    Cuba

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