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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.


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.”



The St. Thomas University School of Theology & Ministry was granted “Candidacy Status” by The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) in June 2017, for a period of two years (June 2017 – June 2019), anticipating receipt of the initial self-study report no later than April 1, 2019.  They may be contacted regarding any questions via Phone: (412) 788-6505, Fax: (412) 788-6510, or mail: 10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15275-1110.


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 (