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Allegany College of Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education(MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. MSCHE offers the Statement of Accreditation Status for Allegany College of Maryland on their website.

The College is also accredited and approved for operation by the Maryland Higher Education Commission(MHEC), 6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; (800) 974-0203. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has granted certification to Allegany College of Maryland campuses in Bedford and Somerset counties and to the academic programs they offer.