Statement of Accreditation Status

Teachers College of Columbia University

  • CEO: Dr. Thomas Bailey, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Alexandra Gribovskaya
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity » Exclusively graduate/professional
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2022

Contact Information

525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027-6413

(212) 678-3000

www.tc.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • October 27, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore that has ceased operations. To remove the additional location from the institution's scope of accreditation. 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. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 23, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • March 21, 2022
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due on May 2, 2022 addressing the recent action by the Federal Student Aid Office of the U.S. Department of Education which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard VI: Planning, Resources, and Institutional Improvement and Standard VII: Governance, Leadership, and Administration. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • February 5, 2018
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due February 23, 2018, addressing recent 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 Standard VII (Governance, Leadership and Administration).
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation and commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its branch campus in Tokyo, Japan. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • March 6, 2014
    To note the visit by the Commission's representatives and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • 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:

  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Tulane University
    6823 St. Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70118
    Opened: 05/29/2012

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