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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)****
     
  • 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)

*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. http://www.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. http://www.eatright.org/ACEND

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

*** The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), has continued the accreditation of Buffalo State College at the initial teacher preparation and advanced preparation levels through spring 2022. The accreditation decision indicates that Buffalo State and its Teacher Education Unit meet the rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community.

Buffalo State has received continuous accreditation by NCATE since the organization conducted its first review of institutions in 1954. The college offers 79 registered education programs within the Teacher Education Unit.

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, http://www.abet.org

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

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

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