UofL Institutional - level Accreditation

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 state system in 1970.

The University of Louisville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, doctorate and first-professional (D.M.D., J.D., M.D.) degrees. The University of Louisville also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

Questions about the accreditation of the University of Louisville may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

The university was initially accredited by SACSCOC in 1915 and was reaffirmed in December 2018The next full reaffirmation review will take place in 2027. For more information see the UofL accreditation web page.

The contact information for the university's SACSCOC accreditation liaison is as follows:

Robert Goldstein, Vice Provost for Assessment and University Decision Support/Analytics
University of Louisville
338 Miller Information Technology Center (MITC)
Louisville, KY  40292
(502) 852-6169

Additional Institutional and Professional Accreditation Information

    Accreditation Associated Links

      SACSCOC Resource Documents

      SACSCOC Substantive Changes

      SACSCOC (Website)