Accreditation & Charter

Accreditation

Concordia College is accredited by:

Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The 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.
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
215-662-5606

The Social Work program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.
1600 Duke Street
Alexandria VA 22314
703-683-8080

The Teacher Education Program at Concordia College New York is accredited by:

The Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) http://caepnet.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs at Concordia College New York. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development.

The Nursing Program at Concordia College New York is accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
202-887-6791

The Business Program is accredited by:

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
11374 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, KS 66215
913-631-3009

Radiologic Technologies is accredited by:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N Upper Wacker Drive #2859
Chicago, IL 60606
312-704-5300

Charter

Concordia is a four-year, coeducational liberal arts college chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to offer associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees. Concordia, founded in 1881 as Concordia Progymnasium, received its original charter from the State Regents in 1936. From 1918 to 1969, it was called Concordia Collegiate Institute; in 1969, the preparatory school was closed, and the present name of the College was authorized by a charter change. In 1972, the State Regents authorized the College to grant the baccalaureate degree. In 2011, the State Regents authorized the College to grant the master’s degree.