Accreditations and Memberships

Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Baylor University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Baylor University 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 (

In addition, the University and its schools and departments are accredited by, and/or hold membership in, the following organizations:


  • The Association of Texas Colleges and Universities
  • The Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • The American Council on Education
  • The Southern University Conference
  • The American Council of Learned Societies
  • The Texas Council of Church-Related Colleges
  • The Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools
  • The Lilly Fellows National Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities
  • The American Association of University Women
  • The American Society of Allied Health Professions

The Graduate School

  • The Council of Graduate Schools
  • The Association of Texas Graduate Schools
  • The Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  • The Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Hankamer School of Business

  • AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Beta Gamma Sigma

School of Education

  • The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Program Accreditation by the State Board for Educator Certification
  • Kappa Delta Pi

School of Engineering and Computer Science

  • Computer Science: The B.S.C.S. degree is accredited by the Computing Accrediting Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Engineering: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences

  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • Commission on Accreditation of AT Education
  • American Kinesiology Association
  • National Academy of Kinesiology
  • Eta Sigma Gamma
  • Society for Public Health Education-American Association for Health Education

School of Law

  • The Association of American Law Schools
  • Accredited by the American Bar Association

School of Music

  • The National Association of Schools of Music
  • The Texas Association of Music Schools
  • Pi Kappa Lambda

Louise Herrington School of Nursing

  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • The Southern Regional Educational Board, Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing
  • The American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Diana R. Garland School of Social Work

  • Council on Social Work Education

George W. Truett Theological Seminary

  • The Association of Theological Schools