Assessment, Accreditations, and Affiliations

Assessment Committees

The Director of Educational Effectiveness represents the College in Arts, Sciences and Engineering as a member of the University Committee for Educational Effectiveness and Assessment (UCEEA) and participates in assessment initiatives across campus. An executive summary assessment plan and annual assessment reports are prepared as part of this role.

Executive Summary Assessment Plan for Arts, Sciences & Engineering (AS&E)

Additionally, an advisory committee for educational effectiveness has been established for Arts, Sciences and Engineering to support assessment and accreditation initiatives.


The University of Rochester is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (, the New York State Board of Regents, and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. Programs within the Colleges are also accredited by the following agencies:

  • ABET (
  • American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (
  • American Chemical Society (

**For additional information about our accreditations and recognitions, please visit


Consortium On Financing Higher Education (COFHE)
University of Rochester is one of 39 members of this association of the nation's top private colleges and universities.

Association of American Universities (AAU)
University of Rochester is one of 65 members of this prestigious organization of leading public and private research colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.