Institutional Accreditation

Accreditation Statement

The University of North Carolina Asheville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and masters degrees.  Questions about the accreditation of the University of North Carolina Asheville 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).

Program Accreditation

In addition to Institutional Accreditation by SACSCOC, UNC Asheville has several programs which are accredited.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

ACSB accredits the Management and Accountancy Department.  For more information visit: http://mgmtacct.unca.edu

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

ABET accredits the Joint UNCA/NC State Engineering program in Mechatronics.  For more information visit: https://engineering.unca.edu

The American Chemical Society (ACS)

ACS approves the Chemistry Department but does not accredit.  For more information visit: https://chemistry.unca.edu

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The Department of Education at the University of North Carolina Asheville has been granted continuing accreditation by CAEP. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs.  For more information visit: https://education.unca.edu/