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Binghamton University has been accredited since 1952 by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Principally it involves a comprehensive Self-Study and Mid-Point Peer Review.  MSCHE in-depth institutional Self-Study occurs every 8 years. Peer reviewers conduct an on-site-evaluation to assess Binghamton University’s compliance with Middle States Standards and Requirements of Affiliation, verify compliance with accreditation-relevant federal regulations, and identify areas needing improvement. Mid-Point Peer Review occurs every 4 years. The review entails cumulative data and information provided in previous AIUs are reviewed to look for trends in data, provide feedback, make recommendations, and request further information if necessary.

Nasrin Fatima (, Associate Provost for Assessment and Analytics serves as the MSCHE Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO). Binghamton’s most recent self-study occurred in 2020-21, and the next Mid-Point Peer Review will occur in 2025.