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Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

This year, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the University of Rochester accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The University was one of the original 58 institutions first accredited by the organization. (October 23, 1921).

The University of Rochester is an accredited institution by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). www.msche.org

The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Complaints not resolved through the processes as outlined by the University of Rochester may be directed to the accreditor at the contact information provided above.  

Complaints not resolved through the processes as outlined by the university of Rochester may be filed through procedures provided by the New York State Department of Education on their website.

On November 20, 2014, the commission reaffirmed the University’s accreditation.

Accreditation by Program

Additional U.S. Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation

** US Department of Education recognized accrediting organization
## Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Recognition Status

Additional Accreditations/Recognitions