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SACSCOC Accreditation

SACSCOC Accreditation

Columbus State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and educational specialist degrees, as well as a doctoral degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Columbus State University. Information for the Commission on Colleges is provided specifically so that interested parties may learn more about the accreditation status of the institution, file a third party complaint at the time of the institution's ten-year review, or file a complaint for alleged non-compliance with Commission standards or requirements. Inquiries related to topics such as admission policies, financial aid opportunities, program information, etc. should be referred directly to Columbus State University at 706-507-8800, 1-866-264-2035, or

Source: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. (2012). The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement. Retrieved November 17, 2013 from

SACSCOC Policy on Substantive Change

CSU Substantive Change Policy