To maintain accreditation with SACSCOC, the university must comply with the standards articulated in the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement and with the policies and procedures of the Commission.
Additional guidance and resources related to the Principles of Accreditation can be found in its accompanying Resource Manual.
During the ten-year reaffirmation, the university demonstrates compliance will all standards, policies, and procedures of the Commission. The university continually remains in compliance with all standards.
For the Fifth-Year Interim Report, due in 2021, the university is required to make the case for compliance with twenty-two of the standards. For reference, those standards are listed below.
|5.4||Qualified administrative/academic officers|
|CR 6.1||Full‐time faculty|
|CR 8.1||Student Achievement|
|8.2.a.||Student outcomes: educational programs|
|CR 9.1||Program Content|
|CR 9.2||Program length|
|10.5||Admissions policies and practices|
|10.6||Distance and correspondence education|
|10.7||Policies for awarding credit|
|10.9||Cooperative academic arrangements|
|CR 12.1||Student Support Services|
|13.6||Federal and state responsibilities|
|14.1||Publication of accreditation status|
|14.3||Comprehensive institutional reviews|
|14.4||Representation to other agencies|