About the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
As a regional accrediting body, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (“Middle
States”) examines each of its member institutions periodically to help promote educational
excellence and ensure compliance with its outlined standards of quality. Stony Brook
University received its initial accreditation from Middle States in 1957. Our Middle
States membership demonstrates our commitment to self-assessment and to providing
a comprehensive world-class education, which inspires lifelong learning.
Stony Brook University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
www.msche.org. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary
of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
click here for additional information about our accreditation.