Tulane University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tulane University.

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is the recognized regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. southern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) and in Latin America for those institutions of higher education that award associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degrees.

Tulane's accreditation was last reaffirmed by SACS in 2011.  As part of this process, Tulane submitted a compliance certification report demonstrating compliance with The Principles of Accreditation and Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).  Tulane is currently preparing for its 2017 fifth-year interim report.  For questions about the reaffirmation process, please contact Katie Busby, Director of Institutional Assessment at or (504) 314-2898.


Professional Accreditation

Tulane University has many programs that are accredited by programmatic accrediting organizations.  A list of Tulane University accredited programs can be downloaded here.

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