Statement of Accreditation Status

Misericordia University

  • CEO: Dr. Daniel Myers, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. David Rehm
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1935
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2014
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2023-2024

Contact Information

301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612-1098

(570) 674-6400

www.misericordia.edu

  • 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.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Misericordia University Nursing Pittsburgh, Dakota Building 1000 GSK Drive, Coraopolis, PA 15108 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • June 26, 2014
    To reaffirm accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • April 28, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Wyoming Valley West Middle School, 201 Chester Street, Kingston, PA 18704 as an additional location and to include the locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the 2013-2014 evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted on at the June Commission meeting.
  • January 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note that the institution has closed its additional locations at (1) Lackawanna College, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, PA 18428; (2) Lackawanna College, 145 E. Broad Street, Hazelton, PA 18201; (3) Luzerne County Community College, 100 W. Broad Street, Hazelton, PA 19201; (4) Lake Lehman Junior/Senior High School, Old Route 115, PO Box 38, Lehman, PA 18627; (5) Northampton County Area Community College, 3 Old Mill Road, Tannersville, PA 18372; and (6) Northumberland Regional Higher Education Center, 2 East Arch Street, Shamokin, PA 17872. To remove these additional locations from the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • January 3, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at Lake Lehman Junior/Senior High School, Old Route 115, P.O. Box 38, Lehman, PA 18627 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. In the event that operations at this additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. 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:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • 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:
  • Additional Location
    Lackawanna College
    501 Vine Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
  • Additional Location
    Luzerne County Community College
    1333 South Prospect Street
    Nanticoke, PA 18634
  • Additional Location
    Misericordia University Nursing Pittsburgh
    Dakota Building 1000 GSK Drive
    Coraopolis, PA 15108
    Opened: 05/02/2019
  • Additional Location
    Wyoming Valley West Middle School
    201 Chester Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    Opened: 04/28/2014
  • Other Instructional Site
    Luzerne County Community College Pittson Center
    13 S. Main St.
    Pittston, PA 18640

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