The State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York. Its academic programs are registered by the State Education Department.
SUNYIT is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Its educational programs in nursing and health information management are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
The following programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC/ABET): civil engineering technology, computer engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, and mechanical engineering technology.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredits SUNYIT's undergraduate degree programs in accounting, business, finance, and health services management and graduate programs: MBA in health services management, MBA in technology management, M.S. in accountancy and M.S. in health services administration.