Accreditation

Privately supported and nondenominational, Ithaca College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE):

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia PA 19104-2680
(267) 284-5000

The Middle States Association (MSA) is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States. Ithaca's accreditation was reaffirmed on June 21, 2018. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. secretary of education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Additionally, Ithaca College is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to grant post-secondary degrees:

New York State Education Department
Office of Higher Education
Room 977 Education Building Annex
Albany, NY 12234

Ithaca College's MSCHE Statement of Accreditation status is available online. To view Ithaca College's authorization to grant degrees from the University of the State of New York, please contact the Office of the Provost at provost@ithaca.edu.

Individuals wishing to file a complaint with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education may find the relevant form online. Individuals wishing to file a complaint with the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York may find the relevant address(es) and form(s) online.

Information on professional accreditations held by various academic programs may be found in the Ithaca College academic catalogs.