Accreditation is a formal expression of confidence in an institution's actual performance and in its long-range ability to maintain and improve that performance. Institutional accreditation is also an indication that the institution has clearly defined its goals and objectives, has established conditions under which these goals can be attained and has given evidence of attaining them.
Salem Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Commission on Higher Education is a regional accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. For more information:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
SCC and its academic programs are also approved by the New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education.