Columbia-Greene Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801; The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Information pertaining to the College’s accreditation phase, accreditation status, and its scope of accreditation is available here. Please visit our Self-Study page for up to date information on the College’s current Self-Study.

The associate degree nursing program at Columbia Greene Community College located in Hudson, NY is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

The college’s automotive technology curriculum is accredited by (ASE) the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation as M.A.S.T. Programs (Master Automotive Service training).

The curricula offered by Columbia-Greene Community College are approved by the State University of New York and registered by the New York State Education Department. The college is authorized to award the degrees of Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in Occupational Studies, as well as certificates, as established by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.

Inquiries can be made to:

The New York State Education Department
Office of Higher Education and the Professions
Cultural Education Center
Room 5B28
Albany, NY 12230