The Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315) (HEOA) was enacted on August 14, 2008, and reauthorizes the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
At the direction of the U.S. Department of Education, Barnard is required to disclose certain information to consumers, such as students, employees, and parents. The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment has created this website to provide convenient access to this information.
From the Barnard College Catalog:
Barnard College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, 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.
The Barnard College Dance Department is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance.
The Barnard Education Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the New York State Education Department to recommend students who complete the program for Initial Certification in either Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) or Adolescent Education (Grades 7-12). For more information, please visit http://education.barnard.edu/certification.
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