Statement of Accreditation Status

Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York

  • CEO: Dr. Rudolph Crew, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Hollie Jones
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Ellie Fogarty, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): CUNY - Medgar Evers College (7/26/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1976
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2022

Contact Information

1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

(718) 270-4900

www.mec.cuny.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • August 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the alternative delivery method-distance education within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To note that written evidence of necessary approvals has been provided. 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 2025-2026.
  • 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 2025-2026.
  • March 2, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation. To recognize the institution for progress to date and to commend the institution for the quality of its self-study process and the self-study report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • March 5, 2015
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To request that the self-study, in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2016-2017, document further implementation of an organized and sustainable process to assess achievement of expected student learning outcomes in all programs, with evidence that assessment information is shared and is used for the continuous improvement of student learning (Standard 14).
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the monitoring report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To remove the warning because the institution is now in compliance with Standards 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal), 7 (Institutional Assessment), and 14 (Assessment of Student Learning) and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due November 1, 2014, documenting (1) further implementation of the institutional strategic plan with evidence that institutional assessment information is used for planning and allocating resources (Standards 2 and 7); (2) steps taken to strengthen institutional capability to support institutional and student learning assessment activities and decision-making (Standards 7 & 14); (3) evidence that course syllabi consistently include student learning outcomes and that program goals and expected student learning outcomes are published for all programs at all levels (Standard 14); and (4) further implementation of an organized and sustainable process to assess achievement of expected student learning outcomes in all programs, with evidence that assessment information is shared and is used for the continuous improvement of student learning (Standard 14). A visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • March 7, 2013
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal), Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment), and Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To remind the institution of the monitoring report, due September 1, 2013, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standards 2, 7, and 14, including but not limited to evidence of (1) the implementation of a comprehensive strategic planning process that incorporates financial and enrollment projections (Standard 2); (2) the development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that assessment information is used in budgeting and planning (Standard 7); and (3) the development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of student learning at the institution, program, and course levels, including general education (Standard 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The date for the next evaluation visit will be set when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • November 15, 2012
    To document receipt of the Periodic Review Report, noting that the report provided limited responses to requested information and necessitated extraordinary effort by the Commission's representatives. To warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 2 (Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal), Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment), and Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning. To request a monitoring report, due September 1, 2013, documenting that the institution has achieved and can sustain compliance with Standards 2, 7, and 14, including but not limited to evidence of (1) the implementation of a comprehensive strategic planning process that incorporates financial and enrollment projections (Standard 2); (2) the development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that assessment information is used in budgeting and planning (Standard 7); and (3) the development and implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of student learning at the institution, program, and course levels, including general education (Standard 14). To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations for reporting. A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. The date for the next evaluation visit will be set when accreditation is reaffirmed.
  • 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)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Other Instructional Site
    East New York Diagnostic Center
    2094 Pitkin Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
  • Other Instructional Site
    Health Plus- NY
    530 W 207th St
    Brooklyn, NY 10034
  • Other Instructional Site
    Interfaith Medical Center
    1545 Atlantic Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11213
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kings County Hospital
    451 Clarkson Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    585 Schenectady Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
  • Other Instructional Site
    Medgar Evers College-East New York
    800 Van Siclen Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
  • Other Instructional Site
    menachem Education Foundation
    411 Kingston Avenue - Suite 300
    Brooklyn, NJ 11225
  • Other Instructional Site
    Paul J. Cooper
    510 Gates Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
  • Other Instructional Site
    Susan Smith-Mckinney Nursing
    594 Albany Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
  • Other Instructional Site
    VNS of NY
    1250 Broadway #4
    New York, NY 10001

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