Accreditation

St. Thomas University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools 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. The LL.M. program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS).

St. Thomas University School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA), 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738. St. Thomas University School of Law has been fully accredited by the American Bar Association since 1988. The American Bar Association does not formally approve any program other than the first degree in law (J.D.). However, STU Law —in accordance with ABA standards—received acquiescence by the American Bar Association for the LL.M. Program.

The School of Law is 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 facilities, the innovative library, and the notable spirit of camaraderie among the broader law school community.”