Accreditation

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

New Jersey City University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,  an institutional accreditor recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) that serves as an independent voice in higher education.  

To learn more about the accreditation standards, please see the Middle States Standards for Accreditation.

Their address is:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
1007 North Orange Street
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801

If you wish to contact MSCHE directly, please see their Contact Page.  If you wish to file a complaint against a member institution, please see the information provided on their Complaints and Third Party Comments page.


2019-2020 Self-Study

See The MSCHE 2020 webpage for details.


Programmatic Accreditation/Recognition

The Art Department at New Jersey City University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). NASAD is has been designated by the United States Department of Education as the agency responsible for the accreditation throughout the United States of free standing institutions, and units offering art/design and art/design-related programs (both degree- and non-degree-granting), including those offered via distance education.

The Business programs in the School of Business at New Jersey City University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), recognized by the Council for Higher Education (CHEA) as a specialized accreditation agency for business education.

The Counseling programs, housed within the College of Education at New Jersey City University, are accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), recognized by the Council of Higher Education (CHEA).

The Media Arts Department at New Jersey City University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). NASAD is has been designated by the United States Department of Education as the agency responsible for the accreditation throughout the United States of free standing institutions, and units offering art/design and art/design-related programs (both degree- and non-degree-granting), including those offered via distance education.

The Music, Dance, and Theatre Department at New Jersey City University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the agency responsible for the accreditation of all music curricula.

The programs in Nursing at New Jersey City University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The program in School Psychology at New Jersey City University is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The School Psychology program is also recognized by the International School Psychology Association (ISPA).

New Jersey City University educator preparation programs are housed in the Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education. Instructional certificate teacher education programs at New Jersey City University are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).