Mildred Elley is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas, certificates, and the Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. This accreditation is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Mildred Elley's Albany, New York Campus is approved by the New York State Board of Regents to offer the Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree. Mildred Elley is also approved by the New York State Education Department (SED), Veterans of the Armed Forces, and the Office of Vocational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID). Mildred Elley is also registered with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Office.
Mildred Elley's Pittsfield, Massachusetts Campus is licensed by the Office of Private Occupational School Education, Division of Professional Licensure.