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)1
  • 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)2
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 3
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC)4
  • 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)

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