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ACCREDITATION

Buffalo State is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. secretary of education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation. Buffalo State also is accredited by the Board of Regents, University of the State of New York.

In addition, the following professional organizations have determined that Buffalo State programs meet their accreditation requirements:
 

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)*
     
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (Weigel Health Center)
     
  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
     
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
     
  • American Alliance of Museums (Burchfield Penney Art Center)
     
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
     
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)**
     
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) *** 
     
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
     
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
     
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC)****
     
  • Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC)
     
  • International Association of Counseling Services (Counseling Center)
     
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
     
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
     
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
     
  • New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Accreditation Council  (University Police Department)

*SUNY-Buffalo State's Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312)899-0040 ext 5400. eatright.org/ACEND.

*SUNY-Buffalo State's Dietitian Education Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext 5400. eatright.org/ACEND.

**CAA is the accrediting body of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

*** The initial and advanced level education programs at SUNY Buffalo State are accredited by:

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 223-0077

****The Electrical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, abet.org.

****The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, abet.org.

Accreditation papers may be reviewed in the Provost’s Office, Cleveland Hall 519.

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