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The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges (SACS). The university was initially accredited by SACS in 1915 and was reviewed and reaffirmed last in 2007.                                                                                    

Accreditation Statement (to be used as stated) - The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges (SACS). SACS is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the southern states. The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees (D.M.D., J.D., M.D.). Individuals who wish to contact the Commission on Colleges regarding the accreditation status of the university may write the Commission at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500. 


The university received reaffirmation of accreditation in 2007.  The next review will take place in 2017. Please contact the Provost Office with any questions about accreditation. The contact information for the university's SACS accreditation liaison is as follows:

Connie C. Shumake, Assistant University Provost 

University of Louisville

338 Miller Information Technology Center (MITC)

Louisville, KY  40292

(502) 852-6169

ccshum01@louisville.edu


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