We are accredited by:

The New England Commission of Higher Education is a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering postgraduate instruction.

Accreditation by the New England Commission 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:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: 781.425.7785

NECHE Standards for Accreditation


  • The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification

Addresses for other accrediting agencies include: