The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The university's accreditation status is reviewed every eight years, and UMCES first became accredited in 2016. The Statement of Accreditation Status provides information about the university and MSCHE and is publicly available on the MSCHE website.