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The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. A disclosure requirement is information that a postsecondary education institution is required to distribute or make available to another party, and a reporting requirement is information submitted to the U.S. Department of Education or other agencies. The consumer Information provided on these pages meets these requirements. The information has been organized into categories.

College and Degree Program Accreditation Status

Community College of Philadelphia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The College’s accreditation was re-affirmed by the commission in June 2020 following the acceptance of the Mid-Point Peer Review report by MSCHE. The College is due for its next self-study visit in 2022-2023 with the next Mid-Point Peer Review report due in 2027. Information on the College’s accreditation status can be found on the MSCHE website at: Community College of Philadelphia - Statement of Accreditation Status (

The MSCHE contact address is:
3624 Market Street
Suite 2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The following academic programs are externally accredited by program specific accreditors. The names of accreditors, current accreditation status and next re-accreditation timelines are presented below:

Name of Degree ProgramName of AccreditorMost Recent re-accreditation DateNext Re-accreditation (Visit) Date
Automotive TechnologyAutomotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASE)January 20191/1/2024
Dental HygieneThe Commission on Dental Accreditation20162024
Education-Birth -Grade 4 Program   NAEYCNAEYC-National Association for the Education of Young Children March 2021-March 2023March 2021March 2023
Medical Laboratory TechnicianJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic TechnologyNov-15Fall 2023
Medical Laboratory TechnicianThe National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)Spring 2021Spring 2030
NursingThe Accreditation Commission for Education in NursingSpring 2019Spring 2027
Paralegal StudiesAmerican Bar Association (ABA)March 16 2018Report due October 15, 2022. Visit will be scheduled after report reviewed.
Respiratory Care TechnologyThe Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory CareSpring 2017Spring 2027


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General Counsel
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
dmca [at]
(215) 751-8913

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