Mildred Elley

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Mildred Elley
Motto Successus per Constantiam
("Success through Work")
Type For-profit
Established 1917
President Faith A. Takes
Students 1,200
Undergraduates 1,200
Location Albany, NY, USA

Mildred Elley is a for-profit college with campuses in Albany, New York, New York City, New York and Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Founded in 1917 by Augusta Mildred Elley, a local woman who was educated at a college in New York City, the school initially educated women for secretarial positions.[1] With installation of a new president in 1985, the school expanded its programs, achieved accreditation with ACICS,[2] and secured degree-granting authority from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.[3]

The college is currently divided into four divisions: School of Business and Technology; School of Health and Wellness Professions; School of Digital Media Arts; and the Extension School. The programs offered are primarily career-oriented and target graduates' integration into the workforce; however, several articulation agreements with local state and private college in New York allow graduates to acquire advanced standing at four-year institutions.


  1. ^ History of the college
  2. ^ Accreditation information
  3. ^ The Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York web site

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