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Longwood University Accreditations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Longwood University has been fully accredited by SACSCOC since 1927.  For additional information, refer to http://www.sacscoc.org/details.asp?instid=43680.

Specialized Accreditations

Longwood University programs and units are  accredited by the following, with the latest accreditation year in parentheses:

  • American Alliance of Museums (2010)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (2012)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (2013)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (2012)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (2012)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (2012)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2015)
  • Council on Social Work Education (2014)
  • International Association of Counseling Services (2012)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (2006)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (2012)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (2012)
  • National Recreation and Park Association Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (2012)
  • Virginia State Board of Education (2012)

Public Disclosure of Student Achievement

In accordance with SACSCOC policy on Institutional Obligations for Public Disclosure, Longwood publishes statements of its goals for student achievement and the success of students achieving those goals. These measures of student achievement include the rates at which students complete courses, remain at the institution, pass licensing exams, and graduate. Learn more here.

Longwood Programs Successfully Obtain Initial Accreditation in 2012-13

In 2012-13, the Nursing baccalaureate program was accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The undergraduate Exercise program received initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).