Accreditation – Albright College



Albright College is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE or the Commission) Albright College’s accreditation status is “Accredited.” The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 22, 2017, was to reaffirm accreditation. MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidate status) activities for institutions of higher education including distance, correspondence education, and direct assessment programs offered at those institutions. The Commission’s geographic area of accrediting activities is throughout the United States.

Albright College is also approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126, 717-787-5041.

Documentation describing these accreditations and certifications are available for review upon request in the Planning Office.

Other Accreditations:
Chemistry – Accredited by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society. The chemistry program offers courses which allow for accreditation of the biochemistry degree by the Committee of Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has approved teacher certification programs in art education, early childhood/elementary education, elementary education, foreign language education (French, Latin and Spanish), secondary education (biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, physics and social science) and special education.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Albright College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or disability. This policy extends to all educational, service and employment programs of the College.

Policy on the Physically Challenged

Albright College complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Students with disabilities have access to all programs of the College, including academic programs, student services and campus activities. The College will make all feasible adjustments in programs, services, and activities to accommodate individual students as necessary.

Students should discuss any needs or concerns with the Academic Learning Center. Further information on program adjustments and accessible buildings and facilities is available in the Dean of Students’ Office.

Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act

The Federal Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 requires colleges and universities to report statistics on campus crime and security policies and procedures to the U.S. Department of Education once a year. These reports are available to the campus community in the Office of Public Safety and on the Clery Crime Statistics page.