New England Association of Schools and Colleges Visit
New England Institute of Technology will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit on April 14,
15, 16 and 17, 2013, by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven accrediting commissions
in the United States that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation
is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole. The Commission, which is recognized by
the U.S. Department of Education, accredits approximately 240 institutions in the six-state New
New England Institute of Technology has been accredited by the Commission since 2005 and was
last reviewed in April of 2005. Its accreditation by the New England Association encompasses
the entire institution.
For the past year and a half, New England Institute of Technology has been engaged in a process
of self-study, addressing the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will
visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team
will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution. Following a review
process, the Commission itself will take the final action.
The public is invited to submit comments regarding the institution to:
Public Comment on New England Institute of Technology
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803
Public Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution. The
Commission cannot settle disputes between individuals and institutions, whether those involve
faculty, students, administrators, or members of other groups. Comments will not be treated as
confi dential and must include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing
Public Comments must be received by April 17, 2013. The Commission cannot guarantee that
comments received after that date will be considered.