Statement of Accreditation Status

Glasgow Caledonian New York College

  • CEO: Dr. Pamela Gillies, President and CEO
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Jacqueline LeBlanc
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Kushnood Haq, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs » Exclusively graduate/professional
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Granted
  • Candidacy Granted: 2018
  • Accreditation Granted: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2028-2029
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2025

Contact Information

64 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10012

(646) 768-5300

www.gcnyc.com

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • March 10, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual follow up visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To grant accreditation. To note that the institution's scope of accreditation includes the Master's degree or its equivalent credential level. To note that distance education was included within the scope of accreditation through the substantive change action of August 27, 2020. To note that it is the institution's responsibility to ascertain any requirements related to its eligibility for Title IV funding (student financial aid programs) and to complete any required activities related to that process if it so desires. 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. To direct a Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations. In accordance with federal regulation 34 CFR § 602.18(b)(6), to note the retroactive date of accreditation is June 21, 2018. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2028-2029.
  • December 2, 2021
    To note the commission liaison guidance visit occurred virtually on July 16, 2021.
  • June 24, 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 postpone a decision and request a supplemental information report, due December 1, 2021, documenting evidence of (1) organized and systematic assessments that evaluate the extent of student achievement (Standard V); (2) comprehensive long-range planning processes (Standard VI); (3) documented financial resources, funding base, and plans for financial development, including those from any related entities adequate to support its educational purposes and programs and to ensure financial stability (Standard VI; Requirement of Affiliation 11; Related Entities Policy); (4) systematic processes to ensure the capacity to carry out its responsibilities for oversight of services from any third-party providers (Third-Party Providers Guidelines); and (5) certification by any related entities that it recognizes the Commission's compliance requirements and will ensure that responsibilities of the related entities are fulfilled, including making freely available to the Commission accurate, fair, and complete information through disclosure of information required by the Commission to carry out its accrediting responsibilities (Requirement of Affiliation 14; Related Entities Policy). To direct a follow-up team visit following submission of the supplemental information report. To note the visit will also fulfill the verification requirements of the USDE guidelines. To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations.
  • November 18, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the teach-out plan. To approve the teach-out plan as required of Candidate institutions in accordance with the Commission's Teach-Out Plans and Agreement(s) Policy and Procedures and federal regulation.
  • August 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the alternative delivery method-distance education within the institution's scope of candidate for accreditation status. To note that written evidence of necessary approvals has been provided. 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 2020-2021.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission's request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the Accreditation Readiness Report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To grant Candidate for Accreditation status, and to invite the institution to initiate self-study in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2020-2021. To note that Candidate for Accreditation status is an indication that an institution is progressing toward, but is not assured of accreditation.
  • 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:

  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:

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