Accreditations & Certifications

SUNY Old Westbury is a public college operating as part of the 64-campus State University of New York system. The College is currently registered or accredited by the following authorities:


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Middle States Commission on Higher Education

SUNY College at Old Westbury is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680 (267-284-5000). SUNY Old Westbury’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 24, 2021 was to reaffirm accreditation. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education


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Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation

The School of Education at SUNY Old Westbury is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation, P.O. Box 7511, Fairfax Station, VA 22039 (301-276-5106). Nationally recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), AAQEP is a membership association and quality assurance agency that provides accreditation services and formative support to all types of educator preparation providers.

Learn more about the School of Education.


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American Chemical Society

The B.S. in Chemistry of the State University of New York at Old Westbury is certified by the American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (800-227-5558).

Learn more about the B.S. in Chemistry degree.
 


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Council on Education for Public Health

The B.S. in Health & Society at the State University of New York at Old Westbury is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (202-789-1050).

Learn more about the B.S. in Health & Society degree.


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New York State Department of Education

All degree programs of the State University of New York at Old Westbury have received approval from and are registered with the New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education, Room 977, Education Building Annex 3, Albany, NY 12234  (518-486-3633). 


SUNY Old Westbury is also a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, Association of Council Members and College Trustees of the State of New York, Council for Higher Education, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education, New York State Transfer and Articulation Association, and the College Board.