Middle States Accreditation

Princeton is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Phone: (267) 284-5000. www.msche.org.

"The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a voluntary, non-governmental, regional membership association currently serving higher education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other geographic areas in which the Commission conducts accrediting activities"

– Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Michael D. Gordin, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History, and Elizabeth L. Colagiuri, Deputy Dean of the College, Office of the Dean of the College and Accreditation Liaison Officer, are co-chairing the 2024 Reaccreditation cycle.

Working Group Rosters


  • October 4, 2022: Campus Town Hall Meeting with Dr. Anne Wahl, Ed.D., Vice President for Institutional Field Relations, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Fall 2022: Steering Committee and Working Groups Undertake Self-Study
  • Fall 2023: Community Review of Self-Study
  • October 6, 2023: Evaluation Team Chair's Preliminary Visit
    • 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Open Session with Faculty and Staff (JRR, Room A17)
    • 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.: Open Session for Undergraduate and Graduate Students (JRR, Room A17)
      For those unable to attend, please send questions or comments to [email protected]
  • February 2024: Submit Self-Study to MSCHE
  • March 17 - 20, 2024: Full External Evaluation Team Visit
  • June 2024: Commission Action