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James Madison University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters 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 James Madison University.

The Commission should only be contacted concerning an institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. Normal inquiries about James Madison University (such as admission requirements, financial aid, education programs, etc.) should be directed to JMU, not the Commission's office.

Additional Accreditation

ABET, Incorporated

AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

American Chemical Society

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

American Psychological Association

Association for Advancement of Health Education

Association for Information Technology Professionals

Association of University Health Programs in Health Administration

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants, Inc.

Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education

Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, the accrediting agency for The American Dietetic Association

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

Council for Interior Design Accreditation

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

Council on Social Work Education (baccalaureate level)

Education Commission on Accreditation on Social Work

Educational Standards Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

International Association of Counseling Services

National Association of College and University Attorneys

National Association of School Psychologists

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

National Association of Schools of Dance

National Association of Schools of Music

National Association of Schools of Theatre

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant

Society for Public Health Education

Virginia Board of Nursing

Virginia State Board of Education


American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

American Council on Education

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Association of Virginia Colleges and Universities

College and University Personnel Association

Council of Graduate Schools in the United States

Council of Southern Graduate Schools

National Association of College and University Business Officers

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Southeastern Universities Research Association

Institutional and Educational Membership

Association of Computing Machinery

Corporate Membership

American Association of University Women