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October 2010 COA Decisions

Council on Social Work Education
Commission on Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation (COA) took the following actions at its October 2010 meeting.  Actions taken below are listed by decision category.

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years

Baccalaureate

  • Buffalo State College (NY)
  • Cleveland State University (OH)
  • College at Brockport, SUNY (NY)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (WA)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus (NJ)
  • St. Edward's University (TX)
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
  • Troy University (AL)
  • University of Portland (OR)
  • University of West Florida (FL)
  • Xavier University (OH)

Master’s

  • Binghamton University, SUNY (NY)
  • University of Arkansas (AR)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Boise State University (ID)
  • New York University (NY)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey (NJ)
  • San Francisco State University (CA)
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TN)

Reaffirm Accreditation for 8 Years with a Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Coker College (SC)
  • Eastern University (PA)
  • Kentucky Christian University (KY)
  • Metropolitan State University (MN)
  • Union College (NE)
  • Wright State University (OH)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Kutztown University (PA)
  • University of Iowa (IA)
  • Washburn University (KS)

Place on Conditional Accreditation Status

Baccalaureate

  • Mercy College (NY)

Restore Accreditation

Baccalaureate

  • Weber State University (UT)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years

Master's

  • Abilene Christian University (TX)

Grant Initial Accreditation for 4 Years with a Progress Report

Master's

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato (MN)

Grant Candidacy Status

Baccalaureate

  • Loras College (IA)
  • Virginia State University (VA)

Grant a Second Year of Candidacy

Baccalaureate

  • Alcorn State University (MS)
  • Mary Baldwin University (VA)
  • Medgar Evers College, CUNY (NY)
  • University of South Carolina (SC)

Master’s

  • Arkansas State University (AR)
  • North Carolina Central University (NC)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus (PR)
  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ)

Defer Second Year of Candidacy Decision

Baccalaureate

  • Pikeville College (KY)

Authorize a Site Visit for Initial Accreditation

Baccalaureate

  • Pacific University (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)

Master's

  • University of Mississippi (MS)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (NC)

Defer Decision on Authorizing Site Visit for Initial Accreditation

Master's

  • University of West Florida (FL)

Accept First Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Arecibo (PR)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (LA)
  • University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (PR)

Master’s

  • University of Wisconsin, Green Bay & Oshkosh Collaborative (WI)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • Salem State University (MA)
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (IL)
  • University of Alaska, Anchorage (AK)
  • Western Carolina University (NC)

Receive First Progress Report and Request Second Progress Report

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • East Carolina University (NC)

Accept Second Progress Report

Baccalaureate

  • Coppin State University (MD)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (IL)

Issued a Letter of Instructions to the Site Visitor(s)

Baccalaureate

  • Bennett College (NC)
  • Buena Vista University (IA)
  • East Central University (OK)
  • Elizabeth City State University (NC)
  • Iona College (NY)
  • McDaniel College (MD)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • North Carolina A&T State University (NC)
  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Oral Roberts University (OK)
  • Prairie View A&M University (TX)
  • Saint Joseph College (CT)
  • Saint Mary’s College (IN)
  • University of Tennessee, Martin (TN)
  • University of Texas of the Permian Basin (TX)

Master’s

  • Bridgewater State College (MA)
  • Long Island University, C.W. Post (NY)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Both Baccalaureate and Master’s

  • Andrews University (MI)
  • Missouri State University (MO)
  • University of Southern Indiana (IN)
  • University of Albany, SUNY (NY)
  • University of Utah (UT)
  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)