Statement of Accreditation Status

Trocaire College

  • CEO: Dr. Bassam Deeb, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Richard Linn
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools » Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Santa Maria College (9/1/1966)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1974
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

360 Choate Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14220-2094

(716) 826-1200

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Postsecondary Certificate (<1 year) - Applied Analytics Certificate within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note the Commission may rescind this action if 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 in the June meeting.
  • November 20, 2014
    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 2018-2019.
  • 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 year) Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Applied Analytics Certificate
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (2-4 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Lancaster Site
    6681 Transit Road
    Lancaster, NY 14086
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bishop Timon High School
    601 McKinley Parkway
    Buffalo, NY 14220

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