University of North Carolina Asheville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate degrees and one masters degree. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of University of North Carolina Asheville 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 purpose for publishing the Commission on College’s address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the University of North Carolina Asheville and (2) to file a complaint for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.
Please note that normal inquiries about the University of North Carolina at Asheville, such as admissions requirements, financial aid, educational programs, and the like should be addressed directly to us and not to the Commission on Colleges office. For information specific to the University of North Carolina at Asheville, please contact:
Office of the Chancellor, UNC Asheville
253 Phillips Hall, CPO 1400
One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804
In addition to Institutional Accreditation by SACSCOC, UNC Asheville has several programs which are accredited.
- The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits the Joint UNCA/NC State Engineering program in Mechatronics.
- The American Chemical Society (ACS) approves the Chemistry Department but does not accredit.
- Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has granted continuing accreditation to the Department of Education. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs.
- The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) accredits the Health and Counseling Center.