Statement of Accreditation Status

SUNY College at Geneseo

  • CEO: Dr. Denise Battles, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Julie Rao
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Idna Corbett, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs » Four-year, medium, highly residential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1952
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2021-2022
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2026

Contact Information

1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

(585) 245-5000

www.geneseo.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.
  • April 18, 2018
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to request that, beginning in 2019 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update prior to the Self-Study Evaluation visit in 2021-2022, the institution provide further evidence of the use of assessment results linked to planning and resource allocation (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to request that, beginning in 2019, in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update, the institution provide further evidence of the use of assessment results linked to planning and resource allocation (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent

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