Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent four-year college chartered to grant degrees by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. MMC is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The College’s Middle States Commission on Higher Education  Statement of Accreditation Status is maintained on the MSCHE website.

MMC is a member of numerous organizations concerned with the advancement of higher education, including the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Council of Independent Colleges, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and the Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities. The College is also a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and The College Board.