Accreditations, Approvals, and Memberships
Saint Joseph’s University is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Haub School of Business and its Accounting program are accredited by the AACSB—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Chemistry Department is on the approved list of the American Chemical Society. The Teacher Education program was granted Program Approved Status by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and is recognized by the New Jersey Department of Education for issuance of certificates.
The University is also a member of the American Council on Education, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, the National Catholic Educational Association, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities, the American Library Association, the Association of Liberal Arts Colleges of Pennsylvania for the Advancement of Teaching, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, and the Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration. The Haub School of Business is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society of business programs accredited by AACSB International.