Statement of Accreditation Status

SUNY at Binghamton

  • CEO: Dr. Harvey Stenger, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Nasrin Fatima
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity » Four-year, large, primarily residential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1952
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2021
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2028-2029

Contact Information

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

(607) 777-2000

www.binghamton.edu

  • March 4, 2021
    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 the 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 2028-2029.
  • March 4, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report.
  • March 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 48 Corliss Avenue, Johnson City, NY 13790 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change 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. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the March meeting.
  • October 20, 2020
    Staff acted on behalf of the commission to request a supplemental information report, due December 1, 2020, addressing recent developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard II: Ethics and Integrity and Requirement of Affiliation 5.
  • July 2, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second alternative delivery method distance education program (PhD in Nursing) within the institution's scope of accreditation. 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 2020-2021
  • January 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS), 98 Corliss Avenue, Johnson City, NY 13790 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 2020-2021.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second Doctor's - Professional Practice degree (Doctor's of Pharmacy - Pharm.D.) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • October 31, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first alternative delivery method program (online Advanced Certificate for Social Work in Health Care) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted upon by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • July 1, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at SUNY Global Campus, 116 E. 55th Street, New York, NY 10022 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at these additional locations. In the event that operations at the additional locations do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2016.
  • November 15, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2016.
  • August 30, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to provisionally include the following additional locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation, pending a site visit to the New York location within six months of commencing operations: (1) NYC Seminar and Conference Center, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010; and (2) Tulane University, Lavin-Bernick Center, New Orleans, LA 70118. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at each additional location. In the event that operations at these sites do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of these actions, approval will lapse. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2016.
  • March 3, 2011
    To reaffirm accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2016.
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent 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
    Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    48 Corliss Ave.
    Johnson City, NY 13790
    Opened: 02/11/2021
  • Additional Location
    NYC Seminar and Conference Center
    71 West 23rd Street
    New York, NY 10010
    Opened: 08/30/2011
  • Additional Location
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS)
    98 Corliss Avenue
    Johnson City, NY 13790
    Opened: 08/22/2018
  • Additional Location
    SUNY Global Campus
    116 E. 55th Street
    New York, NY 10022
    Opened: 07/01/2013
  • Additional Location
    SUNY State College of Optometry
    33 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10036
  • Additional Location
    Tulane University
    Lavin Bernick Center
    New Orleans, LA 70118
    Opened: 08/30/2011
  • Additional Location
    University Downtown Center
    67 Washington Street
    Binghamton, NY 13902
  • Other Instructional Site
    Chenango Valley State Park
    153 Chenango Valley Park
    Chenango Fork, NY 13746
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cornell University
    Barton Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greek Peak Mountain
    2000 NY Rte 392
    Cortland, NY 13045
  • Other Instructional Site
    Johnson City Elementary/Middle School
    601 Columbia Drive
    Johnson City, NY 13790
  • Other Instructional Site
    Offices of IBM
    590 Madison Avenue
    New York City, NY 10022
  • Other Instructional Site
    Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School Art Room
    9 Ogden Street
    Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tri-Cities Opera
    315 Clinton Street
    Binghamton, NY 13905
  • Other Instructional Site
    Union Endicott Central School Administration
    5254 ,1100 E Main Street
    Endicott, NY 13760
  • Other Instructional Site
    Unity Stables
    3805 Mill Street
    Binghamton, NY 13903

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