Accrediting Bodies

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 associate, 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 

American Council on Pharmaceutical Education 

American Dietetic Association 

Association of Theological Schools 

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs 

Foundation for Interior Design Education Research 

National Association of Schools of Music 

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education