Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an internationally respected post-secondary accrediting organization, ensures that Hudson Valley Community College meets rigorous and comprehensive standards and maintains a culture of ethical practices and institutional integrity.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accreditation

MSCHE logoHudson Valley Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Hudson Valley Community College has been accredited by MSCHE since 1969. The last reaffirmation of accreditation was June 22, 2023. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for the 2030-2031 academic year.

View Hudson Valley’s listing on the Middle States Commission website.

2023 Self-Study Process

Countdown to Middle States Team Visit


The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence across institutions with diverse missions, student populations, and resources.

Middle States Self-Study Co-Chairs

Dr. Margaret Geehan
Dean of Institutional Assessment, Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO)
Administration Building, Room 220
Joseph Stenard
Professor of Economics
Marvin Library Learning Commons, Room 109