Accreditation

The SUNY College of Optometry is accredited by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York (State Education Department). It is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Its professional program and its programs of residency education are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association.

New York State Department of Education
Office of the Professions
Executive Secretary
State Board for Optometry
Education Building
2nd Floor
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: (518) 474-3817 ext. 210
Email: optombd@mail.nysed.gov

Accreditation Council on Optometric Education/American Optometric Association
243 North Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63141 

Phone: (314) 991-4100
Fax: (314) 991-4101
Email: ACOE@aoa.org

Commission on Higher Education/Middle States Association
3624 Market St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104 

Phone: (267) 284-5000 
Fax: (215) 662-5501

Related Accreditation Links

Related Accreditation Documents

pdfMSCHE/ACOE Self-Study (April, 2011)
pdfACOE Accreditation Notification Letter (June 2011)
pdfMSCHE Re-Affirmation Letter (June 2011)
pdfMSCHE/ACOE Site Visit Evaluation Report (2011)
pdfMiddle States Commission on Higher Education 5-Year Approval (2008)
pdfAccreditation Report (2003)