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Alliance University Closure Information

As a result of the 2023 withdrawal of accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the Alliance University Board of Trustees voted to halt educational offerings for New York and Online locations effective August 31, 2023. (Note: The branch campus in Puerto Rico is not under the oversight of the New York State Education Department.)


Students can find current information about ordering transcripts at:

Transfer Opportunities

Alliance University has entered into teach-out agreements with multiple higher education institutions that will provide pathways for students to continue their studies. Please see the Alliance University website for a list of colleges at:

Accreditation Status

On July 27, 2023, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted to acknowledge the institutional closure of Alliance University after the Commission acted to withdraw its accreditation. Accreditation for the institution and all of its locations ceased effective August 31, 2023. As of September 1, 2023, Alliance University is no longer accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For more information, please visit: 

MSCHE has issued a statement regarding the withdrawal of accreditation of Alliance University:

MSCHE also has a Frequently Asked Questions page regarding Alliance University:

Additional information about actions MSCHE has taken regarding Alliance University can be found here:

Other Resources

  • TAP and other New York financial aid programs are administered by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) contact HESC at ​
  • U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid Website: Has Your School Closed? Here’s What to Do, go to
  • Questions about U.S. Federal financial aid programs should be directed to the Federal Student Aid office:
  • An international student or any member of the public with a complaint, concern, or question can contact the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Response Center as follows: