Accreditation and Charter
On June 21, 2018, the Commissioners of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education voted to accept the Accreditation Readiness Report and to grant Candidate for Accreditation status to Glasgow Caledonian New York College.
GCNYC received its Charter and Degree Granting Authority from the New York State Board of Regents on June 13, 2017. The College admitted its first cohort in September 2017, and the first commencement ceremony was held in December 2018.
Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). GCNYC’s candidacy status was approved by the Commission at its meeting of June 21, 2018. Our next evaluation visit will be in Academic Year 2020/2021.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Candidate for Accreditation is a status with the Commission that indicates that an institution has achieved membership and is progressing toward, but is not assured of, accreditation.