Tufts University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE; formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals may also contact:
New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514
(781) 425 7785
Tufts University’s most recent on-site comprehensive evaluation took place in March, 2013. In September, 2013 the commission issued a decision that Tufts University be continued in accreditation. The next comprehensive evaluation will take place in Spring, 2023. The most recent fifth-year interim report was submitted in January 2018 and was accepted by NECHE in May 2018.
The 2018 fifth-year interim report is available here.
The response by NECHE to the 2018 fifth-year interim report is available here.
*The 2017 NASAD Letter and Commission Action Report can be found here.
**Prior to 1994, teacher education programs were “registered” by the Commonwealth. In 1994, the Massachusetts Department of Education initiated a program review process and approval for Teacher Education programs.