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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.

Announcements

Campus Labs announces Compliance Assist application, including Planning Module used for student learning outcomes assessment reporting, maintenance outage on Saturday, March 11, from approximately 12:00 AM to 6:00 AM EST.

Spring semester student learning outcomes assessment workshops are set. For more information about topics and registration links see the Announcements page.

Accreditation

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.

State Authorization

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.”

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.