Accreditation

Fitchburg State University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.; ABET, Inc the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education; the Council for Standards in Human Service Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering postgraduate instruction.

Accreditation by the New England Association assures that the institution:

  • Meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer group review process
  • Maintains the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future
  • Maintains its demonstrated institutional integrity Inquiries regarding the status of an institution’s accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges should be directed to the administrative staff at the university or to the association at:
     

Commission on Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
3 Burlington Woods Dr #100 Burlington, MA 01803
(617)-729-6762

Addresses for other accrediting agencies include: