SACS Accreditation

Office of the Provost

Welcome

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

2014-2015 Assessment Report Deadline Reminder and Compliance Assist Help Sessions:  This is just a reminder that the deadline for submitting the 2014-2015 academic year assessment report is September 15, 2015.  Some colleges have set internal deadlines.  If you are in one of these colleges, please adhere to your college’s deadline.

July 1 Reset of Academic Year:  Just a reminder that when you work in the Planning Module of Compliance Assist, realize the default academic year has reset automatically to Academic Year 2015-2016 because we are now past July 1.

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.”


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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Big Orange. Big Ideas.

Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 | 865-974-1000
The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.