Alabama State University (ASU) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) to award bachelor’s, master’s, education specialist and doctorate degrees. Contact SACS at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga., 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Alabama State University.
The University also is accredited by the following organizations and associations:
ASU is approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and its programs and credits are accepted for teacher certification.
In addition, ASU is approved by the Veterans Administration to provide educational programs authorized by Congress under several federal acts and those authorized by the state of Alabama under the Alabama G.I. and Dependents Benefit Act.
On June 26, 2014, the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) issued Alabama State University’s with a 6-month warning status of its accreditation.