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.


Previous Accreditation (2019-20 Decennial Evaluation)

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education took action in July 2020 to reaffirm Temple University's Accreditation

View the letter reaffirming accreditation following the 2020 site visit » (PDF)

View Temple University’s 2019-2020 Self-Study Report » (PDF)

View or print a copy of Temple's Statement of Accreditation Status from the MSCHE »


Next evaluation: 2027 – 2028

Other Accrediting Bodies

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

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Additional Locations

Temple University offers academic programs at the following locations recognized by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education

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More Information

Occasionally, programmatic accrediting bodies take action or request information from Temple University related to its academic programs.

View follow-up reporting to USDE-recognized accrediting bodies within the last five years (as of 10.1.20) (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.