College of Osteopathic Medicine Accreditation

State Charters
The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine is chartered by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Commission for Independent Education of the Florida Department of Education.

AOA Accreditation
The College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, Bureau of Education, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).


Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accreditation
LECOM is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 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.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation…Accreditation Serving the Public Interest
LECOM is a member of CHEA, a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.