The University at Buffalo is accredited by the following associations:

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-2680, (215) 662-5605
  • New York State Board of Regents

The university is a member of the following associations:

  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

In addition, the following schools and departments are accredited by the indicated associations:

Architecture and Planning

  • M.Arch. (Architecture) — National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • MUP (Urban Planning) — Planning Accreditation Board

Arts and Sciences

  • BA (Media Study), MA (Humanities), MFA (Media Study) — National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • MA, PhD (Communicative Disorders and Sciences), AuD (Audiology) — American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • PhD (Clinical Psychology) — American Psychological Association
  • Psychology Internship — American Psychological Association

Dental Medicine

  • DDS (Dental Education), Advanced Certificate (Endodontics, Fixed Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Removable Prosthodontics) — Commission on Dental Accreditation, Dental and Auxiliary Educational Programs

Graduate School of Education

  • EdM, Advance Teacher Certifications, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • MLS (Library Studies) — American Library Association
  • MSC (Rehabilitation Counseling) — Council on Rehabilitative Education
  • PhD (Counseling/School Psychology) — American Psychological Association

Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • BS (Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical) — Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology


  • JD (Law) — American Bar Association


  • BS, BS/MBA, MBA, PhD (Business Administration and Accounting) — American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business

Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

  • BS, MS (Medical Technology) — National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • BS (Nuclear Medicine Technology) — Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • MD (Medicine) — Liaison Committee on Medical Education


  • BS, MS (Nursing) — Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • MS (Nurse Anesthesia) — American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • PharmD (Pharmacy) — American Council of Pharmaceutical Education

Public Health and Health Professions

  • BS/MS (Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy) — Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • DPT (Physical Therapy) — American Physical Therapy Association

Social Work

  • MSW (Social Work) — Council on Social Work Education

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