Accreditation and Memberships
La Salle University was chartered in 1863 by the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is empowered by that authority to grant academic degrees.
La Salle is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, (215.662.5606). The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.
La Salle is also accredited by:
AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
777 South Harbor Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602-5730
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market St., 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Pennsylvania State Board of Law Examiners
5035 Ritter Road, Suite 1100
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Council on Social Work Education
1600 Duke St.,
Alexandria, VA 22314
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology (CAA) and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-LanguageHearing Association (ASHA)
10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
The Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of The American Dietetic Association, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312.899.0040
(La Salle University’s Didactic Program in Nutrition is currently granted approval and the Coordinated Program in Dietetics is currently granted developmental accreditation.)
The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs accredited the Frank J. Tornetta School of Anesthesia at Montgomery Hospital/La Salle University
Nurse Anesthesia Program.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education’s Bureau of Teacher Preparation and Certification approved the School Nurse Certificate and the Certificate for Speech and Language Disabilities.
The Marriage and Family Therapy Master’s program at La Salle University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), 112 S. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 838-9808.
Member of: Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, American Council on Education, Association of American Colleges and Universities, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, National Collegiate Honors Council, College Entrance Examination Board, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Association of College Admissions Counselors, National Catholic Educational Association, Catholic Higher Education Supporting Catholic Schools, College and University Council of Pennsylvania, National Commission on Accrediting, American Catholic Historical Society, Educational Conference of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Association of College and University Housing Officers, and National Association of College and University Business Officers.