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Assessment & Accreditation

Assessment, Accreditations, and Affiliations


The College Office of Educational Effectiveness, represented on the University Committee for Educational Effectiveness (UCEE), participates in assessment initiatives across campus and also shares both its assessment plan and summary reports.

Executive Summary Assessment Plan for the College

Executive Summary Report - Student Learning Assessment at the University of Rochester (2017)


The University of Rochester is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (, the New York State Board of Regents, and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. Programs within the Colleges are also accredited by the following agencies:

  • ABET (
  • American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (
  • American Chemical Society (

**For additional information about our accreditations and recognitions, please visit


Consortium On Financing Higher Education (COFHE)
University of Rochester is one of 35 members of this association of the nation's top private colleges and universities.

Association of American Universities (AAU)
University of Rochester is one of 62 members of this prestigious organization of leading public and private research colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.