Samford University


Accrediting Organizations

Samford University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (404) 679-4501, to award bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. This status was most recently affirmed in 2007, continuing a relationship that Samford has enjoyed with SACS since 1920. The appropriate professional schools at Samford are accredited by:

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Dietetic Association (ADA)
  • Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)


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