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The SUNY College of Optometry is authorized 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)
pdfPeriodic Review Report (Submitted June, 2016)
pdfMSCHE Reaffirmation Letter (November 2016)