Factbook - Academic Programs

Academic Program Accreditation

Auburn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist and Doctor’s 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 Auburn University.

The purpose of publishing the Commission’s address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Auburn University, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Auburn University’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Auburn University for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement of the Commission on Colleges.

Normal inquiries about admission requirements, financial aid, or educational programs should be addressed directly to Auburn University.


College/School Program Accrediting Agency
Agriculture Biosystems Engineering - Interdept. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Architecture, Design & Construction Architecture National Architectural Accrediting Board
Building Science American Council for Construction Education
Fine Arts, Graphic Design National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Industrial Design National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Landscape Architecture Landscape Architectural Accrediting Board
Community Planning Planning Accreditation Board
Business All Programs Association to Advance Colleges & Schools of Business, International
Aviation Management Council on Aviation Accreditation
School of Accountancy Association to Advance Colleges & Schools of Business, International
Education All Programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Community Agency Counseling, & School Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
Counseling Psychology American Psychological Association
Music Education National Association of Schools of Music
Rehabilitation Counseling Council on Rehabilitation Education
Engineering Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial & Systems, Materials, Mechanical, and Textiles Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Computer Science Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, Inc.
Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Society of American Foresters
Biosystems Engineering (Forestry Engineering Option) - Interdept. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Human Sciences Auburn University Early Learning Center National Association for the Education of Young Children
Birmingham Early Learning Center National Association for the Education of Young Children
Nutrition (Dietetics Option) American Dietetic Association Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Interior Design Council for Interior Design Accreditation
Hotel and Restaurant Management Accrediting Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration
Human Development & Family Studies (Marriage & Family Therapy Option - Master's Degree) American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage & Family Therapy Education
Liberal Arts Speech Language Pathology & Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association on Academic Accreditation
Clinical Psychology American Psychological Association
Journalism/Public Relations Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Health Administration Association of University Programs in Health Administration
Public Administration National Association of Schools of Public Affairs
Social Work Council on Social Work Education
Theatre National Association of Schools of Theatre
Nursing Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Pharmacy Pharmacy Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Sciences & Mathematics Chemistry & Biochemistry American Chemical Society
Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine American Veterinary Medical Association
Last updated: 08/15/2018