NECHE Accreditation

Manchester Community College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Every 10 years, accredited institutions undergo a self-study to demonstrate that they meet the New England Commission on Higher Education’s Standards for Accreditation and comply with its policies. 

For information about accreditation, visit the NECHE website at

The MCC community looks forward to the opportunity to tell our story for our 10-year self-study. In February 2022, MCC completed the NECHE self-study process and is preparing for a site visit scheduled for April 10-13, 2022. 

NECHE Report

Cover of 2022 NEASC Self-Study depicting graduating and smiling students

2022 Self-Study Report

In August 2018, responsibility for accrediting Manchester Community College was transferred to NECHE by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC, CIHE). The documents below represent the last round of accreditation review, which took place under NEASC.

NEASC Reports

Cover of 2017 NEASC fifth year interim report depicting graduating and smiling students

2017 Fifth-Year Interim Report



2014 NEASC Progress Report and Appendix



2012 Self-Study Report


Substantive Change Report

2007 Fifth-Year Interim Report

2002 Self-Study Report

Standards for Accreditation

You can view and print the Standards from the NECHE website.