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).
The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
SUNY Ulster’s accreditation was last reaffirmed in 2017. It’s Mid-Point Peer Review will occur in 2020, and next Self-Study Evaluation will be performed 2025-2026
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:
SUNY Ulster is also approved to offer programs via distance education.