• The United States Department of Education (USDE) requires that institutions of higher learning be accredited for their students to be eligible for Title IV financial aid. Accreditation is also required for students to transfer academic credits to  other accredited institutions.

For information about SUNY Downstate institutional and program based accreditation, visit our Office of Evaluation, Outcomes Assessment & Accreditation Services page on Accreditation.


Last Updated: January 2023