Our Accreditations

SUNY Ulster is accredited by:

As a unit of the State University of New York, the curricula have been approved by the SUNY Board of Trustees and are registered with the New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education.

The College is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to award certificates, diplomas, and de grees of Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science.

Curricula are registered by the New York State Department of Education and are approved by the New York State Education Department for the training of veterans.

The College is approved for holders of New York State scholarships. In addition, the College's Engineering Science Program is affiliated with the Two-Year Engineering Science Association (TYESA).


SUNY Ulster is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE or the Commission) www.msche.org. 

SUNY Ulster's accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 27, 2017, was to reaffirm accreditation. MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidate status) activities for institutions of higher education including distance, correspondence education, and direct assessment programs offered at those institutions. The Commission’s geographic area of accrediting activities is throughout the United States.  

In addition to its primary campus location at 491 Cottekill Rd., Stone Ridge, NY 12484, SUNY Ulster has approved additional locations and instructional sites at:

  • Ellenville High School
    28 Maple Avenue
    Ellenville, NY 12428
  • Highland High School
    320 Pancake Hollow Road
    Highland, NY 12561
  • Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster (KCSU)
    94 Mary's Avenue
    Kingston, NY 12401
  • Kingston High School
    403 Broadway
    Kingston, NY 12401
  • Marlboro High School
    50 Cross Road
    Marlboro, NY 12542 
  • Onteora High School
    4166 Route 28
    Boiceville, NY 12412 
  • Rondout Valley High School
    122 Kyserike Road
    Accord, NY 12404
  • Shawangunk Correctional Facility
    200 Quick Road
    Wallkill, NY 12589
  • Wallkill High School
    90 Robinson Drive
    Wallkill, NY 12589 
  • New Paltz High School
    196 Main St.
    New Paltz, NY 12561  
  • New Visions Center
    P.O. Box 601 Route 9W
    Port Ewen, NY 12466  
  • The Mount Academy
    1001 Broadway
    Esopus, NY 12429
  • Saugerties Senior High School
    Washington Avenue Ext., Call Box A
    Saugerties, NY 12477
  • Ulster BOCES Career and Technical Center
    P.O. Box 601 Route 9W
    Port Ewen, NY 12466 
  • Woodstock Day School
    1430 Glasco Turnpike PO Box 1
    Saugerties, NY 12477 

SUNY Ulster is also approved to offer programs via distance education.





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