Accreditation

Concordia College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104, 215-662- 5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

The Social Work program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), 1600 Duke Street, Alexandria VA 22314, 703-683-8080, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

The Teacher Education Program at Concordia College-New York is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) http://caepnet.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs at Concordia College-New York. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relic ensure, or other purposes.

The Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036-1120, 202- 887-6791, fax: (202) 887-8476.

The Business Program is a candidate for accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215, 913- 631-3009.

The College is registered by the New York State Education Department and the College’s International Center for English as a Second Language is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs.


CHARTER

Concordia is a four-year, coeducational liberal arts college sponsored by The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and a member of the Concordia University System. It is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to offer associate, bachelor, and master degrees.

Concordia, founded in 1881 as Concordia Progymnasium, received its original charter from the State Regents in 1936. From 1918 to 1969, it was called Concordia Collegiate Institute; in 1969, the preparatory school was closed and the present name of the College was authorized by a charter change. In 1972, the State Regents authorized the College to grant the baccalaureate degree. In 2011, the State Regents authorized the College to grant the master’s degree.


Concordia College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Concordia College also complies with the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (discrimination on the basis of sex) and Section #504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (discrimination because of handicap) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) signed into law July 1990, effective January 26, 2002. Inquiries regarding these may be directed to the Director of Human Resources Terry Vidal, Concordia College, Bronxville NY 10708.

Campus crime statistics with the United States Department of Education, as required under Title 20 of the U.S. Code Section 1092(f), are available at www.ope.ed.gov/security.