Welcome to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, website for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The university is accredited by SACSCOC to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Since 1998, the university is authorized to offer distance education programs.
Since 1897, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Per the 1807 Tennessee Public Acts Chapter 64, codified as amended at the Tennessee Code Annotated §49-9-209, the University of Tennessee is authorized by the State of Tennessee to award the degrees “of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, or any other degree known and used in any college or university in any of the United States.”