Statement of Accreditation Status

Utica University

  • CEO: Dr. Laura Casamento, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Ann Damiano
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Utica College of Syracuse University (8/1/1998) Utica College (Prior to 2/15/2022)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1946
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2023

Contact Information

1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502-4892

(315) 792-3111

www.utica.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • June 22, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 23 British American Blvd. Airport Park Latham, New York 12110 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. 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 is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • January 4, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at 3601 Southwest 160th Avenue, Miramar, FL 33027to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To direct a substantive change site visit as soon as practicable but no later than six months after the commencement of instruction at the additional location. 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 2026-2027.
  • January 4, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at 9400 4th Street North Suite 100, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • April 30, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (Certificate of Advanced Study) 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.
  • April 30, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Leadership (Certificate of Advanced Study) 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. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • June 21, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • January 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at 325 Brooks Lane, Rome, NY 13441 and to approve the teach-out plan. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • November 16, 2017
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at Clark City Center, 181 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • June 27, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request . To provisionally include the additional location at Clark City Center, 181 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the 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 2017-2018.
  • November 19, 2015
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at 325 Brooks Road, Rome, NY 13441 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • September 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at 325 Brooks Road, Rome, NY 13441 provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the 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. To remind the institution of the progress report, due October 1, 2015, documenting further implementation of assessment of general education outcomes with evidence that results are used to improve curriculum and student learning (Standards 12 and 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2015, documenting further implementation of assessment of general education outcomes with evidence that results are used to improve curriculum and student learning (Standards 12 and 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • 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: Financial Crimes Investigator
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Respiratory Care
  • 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
    Clark City Center
    181 Genesee Street
    Utica, NY 13501
    Opened: 08/29/2016
  • Additional Location
    Miramar Site
    3601 Southwest 160th Avenue
    Miramar, FL 33027
    Opened: 01/17/2022
  • Additional Location
    St. Petersburg Site
    9400 4th Street North Suite 100
    St. Petersburg, FL 33702
    Opened: 01/17/2022
  • Additional Location
    Utica University Latham Site
    23 British American Blvd
    Latham, NY 12110
  • Other Instructional Site
    Utica College ABSN Syracuse Site
    290 Elwood Davis Road
    Liverpool, NY 13088

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