Welcome to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, website for nationally recognized institutional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Since 1897, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the institution’s accreditation may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Since 1998, the institution has been authorized by SACSCOC to offer distance education programs.
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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