Bloomfield College is chartered by the State of New Jersey and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The College's accreditation was most recently reaffirmed in 2017. The College's Statement of Accreditation Status is maintained on the MSCHE website. Its academic programs are approved by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Bloomfield College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
The Division of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
The institution which has become Bloomfield College was founded by the Newark Presbytery of the United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., now the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), in 1868, and is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.