Institutional accreditation assures students, parents, and members of the public that the University is an effective provider of high-quality educational programs and services. Through the accreditation and academic compliance activities highlighted in this site, the University reaffirms its ongoing commitment to academic excellence and innovation.
The University of Virginia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctoral 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 the University of Virginia.
Institutional accreditation and academic compliance are overseen by the executive vice president and provost of the University.