Accreditation

Accreditation

Rockland Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 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 Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The College is also authorized by the Board of Regents to award two-year Associate degrees in Arts (AA), in Science (AS) and in Applied Science (AAS), as well as a number of Certificate Programs.

In addition, the following programs carry additional accreditation:

Additional Information about Middle States

Rockland Community College, State University of New York, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), which is dedicated to quality assurance and improvement via peer evaluation. Member colleges and universities are evaluated every four years. The most comprehensive evaluation is the self-study, which the College completed in 2017 and included a visit by a team who reported to the Commission. The College’s accreditation was reaffirmed on June 22, 2017. The College’s next self-study will be in 2025-2026.

Statement of Accreditation