Accreditation and Honors


Glasgow Caledonian New York College is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE or the Commission) GCNYC’s accreditation status is Accreditation Granted. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on March 10, 2022 was to grant accreditation. MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidate status) activities for institutions of higher education including distance, correspondence education, and direct assessment programs offered at those institutions. The Commission’s geographic area of accrediting activities is throughout the United States.


GCNYC has been rated a Level 5 Pioneering School from the Positive Impact Rating for Business Schools. View the case study here

GCNYC is proud to be a member of the United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network, a resource for industry stakeholders, media, Governments, and UN system entities to showcase initiatives and collaborations that accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Learn More: 


GCNYC received its Charter and Degree Granting Authority from the New York State Board of Regents on June 13, 2017. The College admitted its first cohort in September 2017, and the first commencement ceremony was held in December 2018.

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