Greenfield Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and our accreditation has been reaffirmed through December 2020. GCC completed its Self-Study for re-accreditation in 2010 and the NEASC visiting team was at the campus in October 2010.
Greenfield Community College is also accredited by specialized accrediting bodies. Specialized accreditation encourages program improvement by applying specific accreditation requirements to measure characteristics of a program and by evaluating the overall quality of a program. GCC programs are accredited by the following:
- The associate degree program in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
- The certificate program in Outdoor Leadership is accredited by the Association for Experiential Education.
- The certificate program in Paramedic is accredited by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Office for Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).
- GCC is a Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid eligible institution.
- NEASC Accreditation Report November 2010
- 2010 Institutional Self-Study
- Supporting documentation (.zip file, 40MB)
- NEASC Letter of Accreditation April 2011
- NEASC Distance Learning Report (April 2012)
- NEASC Distance Education Data Sheets (April 2012)
- NEASC Distance Education Approval Letter (November 2012)
- NEASC Substantive Change Request with appendices (August 2013)
- NEASC Progress Report with appendices (August 2013)
- NEASC Acceptance of Progress Report and Report on Distance Education (October 2013)