Accreditation William Paterson University is accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) https://www.msche.org/ . The University’s accreditation was re-affirmed by the commission in 2016 and is due for its next self-study visit in March, 2021 with a mid-point peer review due in 2025. The University’s accreditation status can be accessed on MSCHE website at: https://www.msche.org/institution/0240/ The MSCHE contact address is: 3624 Market StreetSuite 2 WestPhiladelphia, PA 19104 MSCHE link for complaint against member institutions can be accessed at: https://www.msche.org/complaints Link to State of New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education Complaint website: https://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/OSHEComplaintInstructions.shtml Accredited Programs at the University The following academic programs of the University are accredited by program specific accrediting bodies as presented below- Accreditor Name Discipline Most Recent Year Accredited Year Accreditation Ends Next Review Notes Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)-Institution-wide accreditation University Accreditation 2021 2029 2028/2029 *1 American Chemical Society (ACS) certifies the BA and BS degrees in chemistry Chemistry-BA and BS Degrees 2022 2027 2026 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Cotsakos College of Business 2020 2025 2024/2025 Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) Athletic Training-BS 2017 2027 2026/2027 *2 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Nursing- APRN certificate, BS, MSN, and DNP Degrees 2020 2030 2029/2030 Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computer Science- BS 2020 2026 2025/2026 Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Professional Counseling-M.Ed. 2021 2027 2026 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) College of Education 2021 2026 2025/2026 Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (CAA) Communication Disorders-MS 2021 2029 2028/2029 *3 Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPCAC) Clinical and Counseling Psychology- master of arts degree 2015 2025 2024/2025 National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) Art and Art History in BA, BFA, MFA 2012 2022 2023 *4 National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Professional Services Board Music- BA, BM, MM Degrees 2015 2025 2024/2025 New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON) Nursing- BS 2013 2023 2022/2023 Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) Public Health/Health Education-BS 2022 2029 2028/2029 American Psychological Association (APA) Psy D Clinical Psychology 2021 2031 2030/2031 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Social Work N/A N/A 2023 *5 *1 Mid-point peer review due 2025. *2 Degree level changed to MS in 2020; accreditation cyrcle does not change. *3 "Accredited on Probation" pending 1/12/2023 report. *4 NASAD delayed visit due to COVID; accreditation continues until review is complete. *5 New BSW accepted for Pre-Candidacy August 2022; Candidacy visit scheduled Spring 2023. Student Right to Know Graduation and completion rate for the student body disaggregated by gender and ethnicity Retention and graduation rate by major Overall cohort graduation rate Process for withdrawing as a student Cost of attendance (i.e., net tuition calculator) Policies on refund and return of Title IV funds Names of applicable accrediting agencies (see table of accredited programs at the University above) Description of facilities and accommodations available for the disabled Policy on enrollment in study abroad Licensure pass rate for the most recent three years- Nursing Program Licensure Pass Rates Athletics Training Student Success Rates College of Education Policies covering Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), attendance, and leave of absence State Required Accountability Reporthttps://www.wpunj.edu/institutional-effectiveness/accountability/2019.pdf Student Achievement Pagehttps://www.wpunj.edu/institutional-effectiveness/accountability/student-achievements NoteWilliam Paterson University is not regulated in Texas under Texas Education Code, Chapter 132.