Statement of Accreditation Status

Seton Hill University

  • CEO: Dr. Mary Finger, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Jason Draper
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2021
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2028-2029

Contact Information

1 Seton Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601

(724) 834-2200

www.setonhill.edu

  • June 23, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due April 1, 2023, documenting further evidence of the implementation of organized and systematic assessments that evaluate institutional effectiveness (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2028-2029.
  • March 4, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To request a supplemental information report, due March 1, 2022, documenting further evidence of (1) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of student support programs and experiences (Standard IV); (2) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of assessment processes utilized by the institution for the improvement of educational effectiveness (Standard V); (3) development and implementation of organized and systematic assessment of nonacademic units (Standard VI); and (4) systematic procedures for evaluating administrative units and for using assessment data to enhance operations (Standard VII). To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2028-2029.
  • January 4, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Doctor's - Professional Practice, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or 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 at the March meeting.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2018, documenting (1) steps taken to assure continuity and stability of institutional leadership (Standard 4); (2) further development and implementation of a financial planning and budgeting process aligned with the institution's mission and goals (Standard 3); and (3) further implementation of an organized and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve institutional effectiveness and student learning across all programs (Standards 7 & 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • November 17, 2011
    To reaffirm accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 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:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope
  • Postsecondary award (2-4 yrs) 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 to offer ONE program: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
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