Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE or the Commission) www.msche.org. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania’s accreditation status is accreditation reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status in 2019 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.

For questions about Kutztown University’s accreditation status or reaffirmation process, please .

As a member of Middle States Commission on Higher Education and to maintain accreditation, KU participates in a comprehensive, evidence-based self-evaluation every eight years. Our current self-study process began Fall 2023 and will culminate in Fall 2025. In March 2026, the commission will meet to determine action regarding re-affirming accreditation.

If one wishes to file a complaint through the university's regional accrediting agency, MSCHE, the process is outlined on the MSCHE website.

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Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
1007 N. Orange St.
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801
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