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

  • BS Chemistry — American Chemical Society
  • MA (Communicative Disorders and Sciences), AuD (Audiology) — Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • PhD (Clinical Psychology) — American Psychological Association

Dental Medicine

  • DDS (Dentistry), Advanced Certificate (Endodontics, Fixed Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Orthodontics, Pediatric and Community Dentistry, Periodontics) — Commission on Dental Accreditation, Dental and Auxiliary Educational Programs
  • General Practice Residency — Council on Dental Accreditation

Graduate School of Education

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

Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • BS (Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical) — Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


  • JD (Law) — American Bar Association


  • BS, BS/MBA, MBA, PhD (Business Administration and Accounting) — Association to Advance 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), DNP — Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • DNP (Nurse Anesthesia) — Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Program

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Certificate (Residency Training Programs) — American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
  • PharmD (Pharmacy) — American Council on 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
  • Advanced Certificate (Dietetic Internship) — Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
  • DPT (Physical Therapy) — Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • School of Public Health and Health Professions — Council on Education for Public Health

Social Work

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

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