The University of West Georgia (UWG) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degrees.

Below is a list of agencies which accredit or approve select UWG programs. Each college will be able to provide their specific accreditations/approvals.

Organizations in which UWG 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 Business Teacher Education, and the National Collegiate Honors Council.

For questions regarding the accreditation of UWG, please contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or via phone at (404) 679-4501.

Please note: The purpose of publishing the Commission’s contact information is to enable interested constituents to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirements. However, inquiries about UWG, such as admission requirements, financial aid, education programs, etc., should be addressed directly with UWG - not via the Commission’s office.