Siena College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801. (267-284-5011) The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Siena’s current reaffirmation of accreditation occurred in 2014, a mid-point peer review was conducted in 2020, and the next self-study and reaccreditation are scheduled for 2023-2024.


MSCHE provides a Guided Review to the Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation 

The videos below provide an overview of each standard:

Filing a complaint with Middle states
MSCHE's complaint procedures are created to address non-compliance with the Commission's standards of accreditation, requirements of affiliation, policies or procedures, or the institution's own policies or procedures. Please select the link below to access the MSCHE complaint policy:
To submit a complaint regarding an institution’s compliance with Commission requirements of affiliation, standards or policies, or regarding an institution’s compliance with its own policies or procedures, please click on the following link and fill out the complaint form:

Dr. Mohua Bose

Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness / Accreditation Liaison Officer

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