Statement of Accreditation Status

SUNY at Stony Brook

  • CEO: Dr. Maurie McInnis, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Braden Hosch
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity » Four-year, large, highly residential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1957
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2014
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2023-2024
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2028

Contact Information

Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-1401

(631) 632-6000

www.stonybrook.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • March 10, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024
  • September 22, 2021
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due December 2, 2021, addressing the recent action by the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (CoA) 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 2023-2024.
  • June 24, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report related to the Commission action of November 19, 2020. To remind the institution of its 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 July 17, 2020. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 24, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report related to the Commission action of December 3, 2020.
  • 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.
  • December 3, 2020
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due May 3, 2021, addressing the recent action by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 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). To remind the institution of the Commission's action of November 19, 2020. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • November 19, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due April 1, 2021, providing further evidence of compliance with all applicable federal, state and Commission policies and regulations (Standard II and Requirement of Affiliation 5). To remind the institution of its 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 July 17, 2020. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • July 17, 2020
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report due October 1, 2020, addressing developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard II (Ethics and Integrity), Standard IV (Support of the Student Experience), and Requirement of Affiliation 5.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Stony Brook Manhattan Center for Creative Writing and Film, 535 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10018 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.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from Stony Brook Manhattan - NYC, 401 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016 to the SUNY College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. The Commission requires written 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 self-study evaluation is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 26, 2014
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • June 28, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at the Songdo Global University Campus, 187 Songdo-Dong, Yeonsu-Gu, Incheon, Republic of Korea 406-840 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:

  • 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
    Stony Brook Manhattan Center for Creative Writing and Film,
    535 8th Avenue
    New York, NY 10018
    Opened: 08/27/2018
  • Additional Location
    Stony Brook Southampton
    239 Montauk Hwy
    Southampton, NY 11968
  • Additional Location
    SUNY College of Optometry
    33 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10036
    Opened: 01/23/2017
  • Additional Location
    SUNY Korea, Incheon Global Campus
    119 Songdo Moonhwa-Ro Incheon, Korea (21985)
    Korea, Republic of
    Opened: 03/02/2012
  • Other Instructional Site
    Brookhaven National Laboratory
    2 Center St
    Upton, NY 11973
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Meadow Teacher Center
    The Leon J. Campo Salisbury Center 718 The Plain Road
    Westbury, NY 11590
  • Other Instructional Site
    Felicio Admin. Center
    52 Third Avenue,
    Brentwood, NY 11717
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freeport TC
    Freeport High School, 50 S. Brookside Avenue,
    Freeport, NY 11520
  • Other Instructional Site
    Henry L. Stimson Middle School
    401 Oakwood Rd,
    Huntington Station, NY 11746
  • Other Instructional Site
    Huntington High School
    Oakwood & McKay Roads,
    Huntington, NY 11743
  • Other Instructional Site
    John F Kennedy High School
    New York
    NY, NY 00000
  • Other Instructional Site
    Longwood Senior High School
    100 Longwood Road
    Middle Island, NY 11953
  • Other Instructional Site
    McKenna Elementary School
    210 A Spruce Street,
    Massapequa Park, NY 11762
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mestract Ridge Primary Center
    105 Ridge Road,
    Ridge, NY 11961
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northport Middle School SETC
    11 Middleville Rd,
    Northport,, NY 11768
  • Other Instructional Site
    Owl Teacher Center
    350 Daniel Street
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757
  • Other Instructional Site
    Southampton High School
    141 Narrow Lane,
    Southampton, NY 11968
  • Other Instructional Site
    Suffolk's Edge Teacher Center
    31 Lee Avenue,
    Wheatly Heights, NY 11798
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Commons Brooklyn
    388 Atlantic Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Other Instructional Site
    Walt Whitman High School
    301 West Hills Rd,
    Huntington, NY 11746
  • Other Instructional Site
    William Floyd High School
    240 Mastic Beach Road
    Mastic Beach, NY 11951

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