Statement of Accreditation Status

La Salle University

  • CEO: Dr. Colleen Hanycz, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Steven Siconolfi
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Hilda Colon Plumey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): La Salle College (7/1/1984)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1930
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2021

Contact Information

1900 W. Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199

(215) 951-1000

www.lasalle.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close the additional location at University of NY- Prague, Londýnská 41, 120 00 Praha, Czech Republic. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. 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 2024-2025.
  • July 2, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the additional location at the Bucks County Center, Silver Lake Executive Campus 33 University Drive, Newtown, PA 18940 to an other instructional site within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when the change is implemented. 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 2024-2025.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the relocation of the University of NY-Prague additional location to Londýnská 41, 120 00 Praha, 120 00 Praha, Czech Republic within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the new location and of the date that instruction ceases at the former location. To note the Commission may rescind this action if instruction at this location does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at the Northeast High School, 1601 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-3499. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at the Independence Blue Cross, 1901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at the Diocese of Trenton, 701 Lawrenceville Road, Trenton, NJ 08638-0147. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at the Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at the Abington Hospital, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • April 30, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution’s accreditation the relocation of the additional location from Metroplex, 4000 Chemical Rd., Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 to Plymouth Meeting, 220 West Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting PA, 19462 and to include the new location. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2017, documenting further development and implementation of (1) a budget process that is aligned with the institution’s strategic plan, and steps taken to improve the institution’s short- and long-term financial viability and sustainability (Standard 3); (2) goals and objectives or strategies, both institution-wide and for individual units that are clearly stated, reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results, are linked to mission and goal achievement, and are used for planning and resource allocation at the institutional and unit levels (Standards 2 and 7); and (3) the use of direct measures to assess the achievement of program level student learning outcomes in all programs, including general education, with evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standards 12 and 14). The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • March 2, 2016
    To rescind the substantive change action of March 2, 2015. To note the institution's decision to not operate the site at 14271 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95127 as an additional location.
  • August 31, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the contractual agreement with the Regional Training Center, 486 Route 10 West, Randolph, NJ 07869 to offer a Master of Education program within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of documentation of state approval. To include the additional locations at (1) Cherry Hill Middle School, 2535 Singerly Road, Elkton, MD 21921; (2) Eastern Shore Higher Education Center at Chesapeake College, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD 21679; and (3) The Carver Center, 2671 Carver Road, Gambrills, MD 21054 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at these additional locations. In the event that operations at these additional locations do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 219 West Susquehanna Street, Allentown, PA 18103 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 the 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 2015-2016.
  • March 2, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 14271 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95127 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 the 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 2015-2016.
  • January 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at Amalias 38 Avenue 10558, Sintagama, Athens, Greece 10558. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • January 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at the Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335 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 2015-2016.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, 1605 West Main Street, Norristown, PA 19403 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 2015-2016.
  • January 3, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at Independence Blue Cross, 1901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 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 2015-2016.
  • November 17, 2011
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • August 30, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22, 705N Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 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. To note that the Periodic Review Report due June 1, 2011, has been received and will be acted on at the Commission's November meeting.
  • May 5, 2011
    To include the additional location at Northeast High School, 1601 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111-3499 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution that the Periodic Review Report due June 1, 2011, should document progress in the implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess student learning.
  • 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)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice
  • Additional Location
    219 West Susquehanna Street
    219 West Susquehanna Street
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Opened: 09/15/2015
  • Additional Location
    Basel Chamber of Commerce
    Basel
    Switzerland
  • Additional Location
    Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22
    705N Shady Retreat Road
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    Opened: 09/07/2011
  • Additional Location
    Cherry Hill Middle School
    2535 Singerly Road
    Elkton, MD 21921
    Opened: 09/15/2016
  • Additional Location
    Eastern Shore Higher Education Center at Chesapeake College
    1000 College Circle
    Wye Mills, MD 21679
    Opened: 09/15/2016
  • Additional Location
    Montgomery County Intermediate Unit
    1605 West Main Street
    Norristown, PA 19403
    Opened: 01/24/2013
  • Additional Location
    Plymouth Meeting
    220 West Germantown Pike
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    Opened: 04/30/2018
  • Additional Location
    The Carver Center
    2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Opened: 09/15/2016
  • Additional Location
    University of NY- Prague
    Londýnská 41,
    120 00 Praha, Czech Republic
    Opened: 05/01/2019
  • Other Instructional Site
    555 Union Boulevard
    Suite #4
    Allentown, PA 18109
  • Other Instructional Site
    Annapolis HS
    2700 Riva Rd
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bucks County Center, Silver Lake Executive Campus
    33 University Drive
    Newtown, PA 18940
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bucks County IU 22
    705 Shady Retreat Road
    Doylestown, PA 18907
  • Other Instructional Site
    Carriage House Resturant & Conference Center
    943 S High Street
    West Chetser, PA 19382
  • Other Instructional Site
    Comfort Inn
    99 Robinson Street
    Pottstown, PA 19464
  • Other Instructional Site
    Comfort Inn & Suites
    1 Center Drive
    North East, MD 21901
  • Other Instructional Site
    Country Inn & Suites
    2600 Housley Road
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Country Inn & Suites (Wyomissing)
    405 North Park Road
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard
    2559 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard
    1931 Hospitality Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard
    5 North Cabot Boulevard
    Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard
    1737 Sumneytown Pike
    Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard
    150 North Park Road
    Reading, PA 19610
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard
    2350 Easton Road
    Willow Grove, PA 19090
  • Other Instructional Site
    Courtyard Marriot Langhorne
    5 Cabot Blvd E
    Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Crowne Plaza
    4700 Street Road
    Trevose, PA 19053
  • Other Instructional Site
    Crowne Plaza
    260 Mall Boulevard
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Other Instructional Site
    Days Hotel
    943 South High Street
    West Chester, PA 19382
  • Other Instructional Site
    Days Hotel West Chester
    943 S High St
    West Chester, PA 19382
  • Other Instructional Site
    Days Inn Pottstown
    1600 Industrial Hwy
    Pottstown, PA 19464
  • Other Instructional Site
    Delaware County IU
    200 Yale Avenue
    Morton, PA 19070
  • Other Instructional Site
    Double Tree KOP PA
    301 W Dekalb Pike
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eastern Shore Higher Education Center - Chesapeake College
    1000 College Cir
    Wye Mills, MD, MD 21679
  • Other Instructional Site
    Elkton Middle School
    615 North Street
    Elkton, MD 21921
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fairfield Inn
    150 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lancaster
    150 Granite Run Dr
    Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Four Points by Sheraton
    1650 Toronita Street
    York, PA 17402
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freedom Foundation
    1601 Valley Forge Rd
    Valley Forge, PA 19482
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    1570 Easton Road
    Warrington, PA 18976
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    530 Dekalb Pike
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    2764 Lebanon Road
    Manheim, PA 17545
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    430 West Linfield Road
    Limerick, PA 19468
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    1915 John Fries Highway
    Quakertown, PA 18951
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    1800 Papermill Road
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn
    114 South 8th Street
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn (Frazer)
    635 Lancaster Avenue
    Frazer, PA 19355
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn & Suites
    2159 South Queen Street
    York, PA 17042
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn & Suites
    3660 Street Road
    Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn Elkton
    2 Warner Woods Rd
    Elkton, MD 21921
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn North
    30 Capital Drive
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
  • Other Instructional Site
    Harford Community College - MD
    401 Thomas Run Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21015
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hilton Garden Inn
    7491 A New Ridge Road
    Hanover, MD 21076
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hilton Garden Inn
    101 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hilton Garden Inn Allentown
    1787-B Airport Rd
    Allentown, PA 18109
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg
    3943 Tecport Dr
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holiday Inn Bensalem
    3327 Street Road
    Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holiday Inn Express
    2389 Bernville Road
    Reading, PA 19605
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holiday Inn Reading
    2389 Berniville Rd
    Reading, PA 19605
  • Other Instructional Site
    Homewood Suites
    200 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Homewood Suites
    1200 Pennbrook Parkway
    Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Other Instructional Site
    Homewood Suites
    2801 Papermill Road
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
  • Other Instructional Site
    Homewood Suites (Malvern)
    12 E Swedesford Rd
    Malvern, PA 19355
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hyatt House
    240 Mall Blvd
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hyatt Place
    440 American Avenue
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
  • Other Instructional Site
    InnPlace Hotel
    3327 Street Road
    Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lebanon County Career & Technology Center
    833 Metro Drive
    Lebanon, PA 17042
  • Other Instructional Site
    Live Lofts MD
    7491 New Ridge Rd
    Hanover, MD 21076
  • Other Instructional Site
    Montgomery Hospital
    559 West Germantown Pike
    East Norriton, PA 19403
  • Other Instructional Site
    North East Middle School (North East)
    200 East Cecil Avenue
    North East, MD 21901
  • Other Instructional Site
    Paramount Sports Complex
    21 Landings Drive
    Annville, PA 17003
  • Other Instructional Site
    Professional Development Center - Center for Educational Opportunity
    253 Paradise Road
    Aberdeen, MD 21001
  • Other Instructional Site
    Quality Inn
    943 S High Street
    West Chester, PA 19382
  • Other Instructional Site
    Radisson (Trevose)
    2400 Old Lincoln Highway
    Trevose, PA 19053
  • Other Instructional Site
    Residence Inn (Hanover)
    7035 Arundel Mills Blvd
    Hanover, MD 21076
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sheraton Bucks County Hotel
    400 Oxford Valley Road
    Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sheraton Bucks Hotel
    400 Oxford Valley Rd
    Langhorne, PA 19047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sheraton York
    1650 Toronita St
    York, PA 17402
  • Other Instructional Site
    Springhill Suites
    1930 John Fries Highway
    Quakertown, PA 18951
  • Other Instructional Site
    SpringHill Suites
    2480 Maryland Road
    Willow Grove, PA 19090
  • Other Instructional Site
    SpringHill Suites (Hanover)
    7544 Teague Road
    Hanover, MD 21076
  • Other Instructional Site
    SpringHill Suites Plymouth Meeting
    460 Plymouth Rd
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Inn at Reading
    1040 N Park Rd, Wyomissing
    Wyomissing, PA 19610, PA 19610
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Shawnee Inn
    One River Road
    Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wingate by Wyndham
    4325 Hamilton Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wyndham Garden Hotel
    765 Eisenhower Blvd
    Harrisburg, PA 17111

The following are links to sites that are not maintained by the MSCHE. These are provided as additional external resources about each institution that the MSCHE accredits.