Our Accreditation

Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404.679.4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

The Commission can be contacted at:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033
404.679.4500
Fax: 404.679.4558
sacscoc.org

In accordance with their policies, the Commission on Colleges should only be contacted for the following reasons:

  1. To learn more about the accreditation status of the university.
  2. To file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review.
  3. To file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Normal inquiries about JCSU, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to JCSU and not to the Commission’s office.