The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s 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 the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

Regional Accrediting Agencies/Commissions

New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE)

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Higher Learning Commision (HLC)

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Western Association of Schools and Colleges – Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (WASC-ACCJC)

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WASC-SCUC)