Western Connecticut State University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 209 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730-1433; (781) 271-0022; firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, the university is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education.
Individual programs at the university are accredited by:
The Connecticut State Education Department
The American Chemical Society
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
The Council on Social Work Education
The National Association of Schools of Music