Certification and Accreditation
College of St. Joseph is accredited on probation by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, effective June 28, 2018, because the Commission finds that the institution is in danger of losing its accreditation because it is not in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation. Of concern is accreditation standard 7 (Financial Resources). A statement providing further information about the probationary status is available on the website of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (https://cihe.neasc.org).
(A list of FAQs regarding the NECHE probation process can be found here.)
In addition, all of the College’s teacher training programs are certified by the State of Vermont Department of Education; and the clinical psychology program is approved by the Council of Applied Master’s Programs in Psychology and recognized by the Board of Psychological Examiners of Vermont.
For further information regarding the College’s accreditation, please contact: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 209 Burlington Road, Suite 201 Bedford, MA 01730, (781) 271-0022, firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information regarding the College’s programs that are licensed, please contact: State of Vermont Department of Education, 120 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620; Council of Applied Master’s Programs in Psychology; Board of Psychological Examiners of Vermont, Office of Professional Regulation, 29 Terrace Street, Drawer 09, Montpelier, VT 05609-1106. College of St. Joseph will also make available for review to any enrolled or prospective student a copy of the documents describing its accreditation, approval or licensing.
College of St. Joseph supports the efforts of secondary school officials and governing bodies to have their schools achieve regional accredited status to provide reliable assurance of the quality of the educational preparation of its applicants for admission.
For additional questions or inquiries, please contact the Office of the President.