Icahn School of Medicine is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Phone: 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.

The Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Program at Icahn School of Medicine has full accreditation status from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (Dan Hunt, M.D., M.B.A., Principal Secretariat, Association of American Medical Colleges, 2450 N Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: 202-828-0596).

The governmental, academic, and professional bodies having responsibility in the respective areas have approved all educational programs of the School of Medicine and its affiliated institutions. These include the Board of Regents of the State of New York, the State Education Department, the Board of Higher Education of the City of New York, and medical specialty