New England Commission of Higher Education - (NECHE)

The accreditation of institutions that award the bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and associate's degree-granting institutions that include in their offerings at least one program in liberal studies or another area of study widely available at the baccalaureate level of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and internationally. (2013)

Please refer to the USDE website for their Recognized Scope of Accreditation here (

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
Lawrence M. Schall
President of the Commission

3 Burlington Woods Drive
Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803
United States

The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of April 2019, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.