SACSCOC Accreditation

Baylor University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Individuals who wish to contact the Commission on Colleges pertaining to the accreditation status of the University may write the Commission at 1886 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call at (404) 679-4501.

Baylor's accreditation was most recently reaffirmed in December 2007.  For more information regarding SACSCOC, visit their website by clicking here.

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Report of SACSCOC Special Committee (October 2017)

From October 1-4, 2017, the University hosted a Special Committee on campus related to the warning sanction that the institution received in December 2016, resulting from past issues related to sexual violence within the campus community.  The Special Committee conducted a thorough review of student services, athletics, and the overall institutional environment and found Baylor to be compliant in all three areas.  Additionally, the review committee verified that all 105 recommendations the University implemented in response to past incidents of sexual violence within its campus community have been implemented.

Importantly, the findings of this visiting committee represent a preliminary assessment of the institution at this time; final action on the report rests with the Commission on Colleges.  That review will occur in early December 2017 as part of the SACSCOC annual meeting.

Click below for a copy of the Special Committee's full report:

Report of the Special Committee - October 13, 2017