Statement of Accreditation Status

College of Westchester, The

  • CEO: Mrs. Mary Beth Del Balzo, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Louis Commisso
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields » Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (For-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Westchester Business Institute (11/1/2003)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 2003
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

Contact Information

325 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

(914) 948-4442

www.cw.edu

  • April 18, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request that, beginning in 2019 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update prior to the Mid-Point Peer Review in 2022, the institution provide further evidence of (1) use of assessment results for the improvement of educational effectiveness (Standard V), and (2) enrollment management planning linked to budget development (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • March 15, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request that, beginning in 2019 in conjunction with the Annual Institutional Update, the institution provide further evidence of (1) use of assessment results for the improvement of educational effectiveness (Standard V), and (2) enrollment management planning linked to budget development (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report and progress to date. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • June 28, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Bachelor of Business Administration degree and online Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration degree within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2013.
  • 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

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