Accreditation

Temple University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Please direct any general accreditation questions, inquiries regarding the accreditation status of Temple University and its programs, and requests to review documents describing accreditation or external approvals to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Assessment and Institutional Research at (215) 204-8873 or accreditation@temple.edu.

Periodic Review Report 2015

Temple University's Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015. The Periodic Review Report (PRR) assesses the university's past, present, and future performance in meeting the standards set by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Due five years after accreditation is reaffirmed, the PRR acts as an essential phase of the accreditation cycle by demonstrating the institution's ability to perform at the highest academic standards.

Previous Accreditation (2009-10 Decennial Evaluation)

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education took action in June 2010 to reaffirm Temple University's Accreditation

Review Temple University's most recent Statement of Accreditation Status »

View the Letter reaffirming accreditation following the 2010 site visit » (PDF)

Other Accrediting Bodies

Academic Programs accredited or reviewed by external professional organizations of governmental agencies are sorted by school/college.

View Other Accrediting Bodies (PDF)


Resources

Accreditation Management System (AMS)

The accreditation management system is an internally developed system to track accreditation management activities across the university (Temple use only). Schools, colleges and programs with programmatic accreditation use the system to submit reports and documents and update and track accreditation events including self-study submission and site visits.

Current Accreditation Schedule (PDF)

Any school, college, department or program seeking accreditation (first-time accreditation or candidacy status) is required to submit an Intention to Seek Accreditation (PDF) to the Office of the Deputy Provost.