Accreditations and Affiliations
The University of West Georgia is accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, education specialists, and doctorate 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 West Georgia.
The purpose of publishing the Commission's address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement). However, normal inquires about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission's office.
Accreditations also include the following:
AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
American Chemical Society
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Music
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
National Association of Schools of Theatre
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Organizations in which the University holds institutional membership include the American Council on Education, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Georgia Association of Colleges, the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, the National Business Education Association, and the National Collegiate Honors Council.