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Institutional Accreditation

St. Thomas University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, law, 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 St. Thomas University. SACSCOC requires all institutions to publish a Substantive Change Policy. You can find the policy here.


School Accreditations


St. Thomas University School of Law has been fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) since 1988. The School of Law is also a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). In 2001, the law school was admitted into the prestigious Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Admissions to this association is competitive and is attained through a rigorous applications process, site visits, and written reports. Upon our admission, the AALS complimented St. Thomas University School of Law on “its commitment to diversity in the student body, the faculty’s focus on excellence in teaching, the commendable physical plant, the innovative library, and the notable spirit of camaraderie among the broader law school community.”


Program Accreditation


The Baccalaureate degree program in nursing and Master’s degree program in nursing at St. Thomas University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (