Long Island University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) www.msche.org. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Once every eight years, the University undergoes a comprehensive process of self-assessment and peer review in order to ensure that it meets the Commission’s standards for accreditation, set forth in its Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation. The University’s mission statement serves as the lens through which the institution and the Commission’s evaluation team view the standards and apply them to the University.
Click here to view LIU’s current Middle States Statement of Accreditation Status.
In addition to the institutional accreditation provided by Middle States, many of LIU’s academic programs are accredited by specialized accreditation agencies.
Students who wish to make a complaint should follow the policy and procedures found in the Student Handbooks. Students are advised that all complaints must go through the University’s internal procedures for resolving grievances prior to the initiation of any external complaint process.
Members of the University community or prospective students who wish to make a complaint with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education may do so at https://www.msche.org/complaints/.
Members of the University community or prospective students who wish to make a complaint with the NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) https://nc-sara.org/student-complaints.