Accreditation and Membership

Pace University is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. All Pace University degree programs are registered with the New York State Education Department. The Chemistry Departments in New York City and Pleasantville are accredited by the American Chemical Society. The Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The Bachelor of Science in computer science and the Bachelor of Science in information systems are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, Inc. The programs of the Lienhard School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Lubin School of Business is accredited for both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The programs of the School of Education are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association. The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program and the Counseling Center’s predoctoral internship in professional psychology in New York City are accredited by the American Psychological Association. Copies of the accreditation documents are on reserve in each of the University’s libraries for inspection by students, prospective students, and parents.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

American Association of Law Schools

American Association of University Women

American Council on Education

American Psychology Association

Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers

Association of American Colleges

Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York

Association for Continuing Higher Education

Association of University and College Counseling Centers Directors

Association of University Evening Colleges

College Entrance Examination Board

Council of Graduate Schools

Mid-Atlantic Regional Nursing Association

Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

National League for Nursing

National University Continuing Higher Education Association

New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

The University is affiliated with the:

American Association of School Administrators

American Educational Research Association

Association of College Counseling Training Agents

Collegiate Association for the Development of Educational Administration in New York State

Lower Hudson Valley Council of School Superintendents

Metropolitan Council for Educational Administration Programs

National Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Phi Delta Kappa

Following is a list of accrediting agencies with whom individuals may address complaints:

New York State Education Department
Address complaints to:

New York State Education Department

Office of Higher Education and the Professions

Central Education Center, Room 5B28

Albany, NY 12230

Phone: 518-474-1551

http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/COMPLAINTFORM.pdf?

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Address complaints to:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

3624 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 267-284–5000

Visit the website for more information:

http://www.msche.org/documents/How-to-File-a-Complaint-with-the-Commission.pdf?

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
Address Complaints to:

ARC-PA

12000 Findley Road, Suite 150

Johns Creek, GA 30097

Phone: 770-476-1224

Visit the ARC-PA website for more information:

http://www.arc-pa.org/faq/index.html#complaint

American Bar Association (ABA)

Address complaints to:

Office of the Consultant on Legal Education to the ABA

321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor

Chicago, IL 60654-7598

Phone: 312-988-6738

Visit the ABA website for more information:

http://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_education/resources/accreditation/complaint_proceedures.html

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Address complaints to:

Secretary of the Committee on Professional Training

Office of Professional Training

1155 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-872-4589

American Psychological Association (APA)
Address complaints to:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

American Psychological Association

750 First Street, NE

Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202-336-5979

Visit the APA website for more information:

http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/about/other-questions.aspx?item=6

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
Address complaints to:

AACSB International

777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750

Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-769-6500

Visit the AACSB website for more information:

http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/resources/policies/complaint_procedures.pdf

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Address complaints to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-887-6791

Visit the CCNE website for more information:

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation/Procedures.pdf

Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. (ABET)
Address complaints to:

ABET111 Market Place, Suite 1050

Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-347-7700

Visit the ABET website for more information:

http://www.abet.org/appm-2012-2013/?

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Address complaints to:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-466-7496