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Hunter College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680; phone: 267-284-5000.

Hunter is approved as a degree-granting institution by the Trustees of the City University of New York and the Regents of New York State.

Academic programs with national accreditation or certification include the following:

School of Arts and Sciences programs in Biochemistry and Urban Planning are accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Planning Accreditation Board, respectively.

School of Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Counsel on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The baccalaureate degree in nursing programs, the master’s degree in nursing programs, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Hunter College, CUNY, are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Silberman School of Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Health Professions programs are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; the American Physical Therapy Association.

School of Urban Public Health programs in nutrition are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

Institutional memberships

Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)

American Council on Education (ACE)

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)