Allegheny College is accredited and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Allegheny College’s accreditation status is non-compliance warning. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 22, 2023 was to warn the institution. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Contact information for these agencies is available below if a student is seeking further information or wishes to file a complaint regarding the College.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267) 284-5000 : MSCHE website :

U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202
(800) 872-5327 :

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
(717) 783-6788 : Student Complaints

Chemistry Program Accreditation

Allegheny College’s Chemistry program is regularly reviewed and accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The ACS stated in its most recent Final Decision Executive Summary:
Allegheny College’s 2021 Periodic Report was reviewed by members of the ACS Committee for Professional Training during their January 2022 Executive Session. Upon evaluation of the report, reviewers agree that the chemistry program at Allegheny College meets all the current ACS Guidelines.

For questions regarding the College’s accreditation, please contact the Office of the Provost at or (814) 332-3393.