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SACSCOC Accreditation

The University of Richmond is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and juris doctor degrees. Contact SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Richmond.

To request a copy of our letter of accreditation, contact: Office of Institutional Effectiveness, 118 UR Drive, University of Richmond VA 23173; Phone: 804-484-1595; Fax 804-484-1596.
 
AACSB Accreditation

The Robins School of Business is fully accredited at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Business and Accounting by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
 
ABA Accreditation

The T.C. Williams School of Law is fully accredited by the recognized standardizing agencies in the United States. It is a member of the Association of American Law Schools; it is on the approved lists of the American Bar Association and the Virginia State Board of Bar Examiners; and its Juris Doctor degree is fully accredited by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.

Although each state has its own requirements for admission to the bar, a law degree from the School of Law qualifies the holder to seek admission to the bar in any state in the nation and in the District of Columbia. Additional information about accreditation may be found at http://www.abanet.org/legaled/resources/contactus.html.

Teacher Education and Educational Leadership Accreditation and Program Approval

The Teacher Education Program and Educational Leadership Program at the University of Richmond were awarded accreditation through TEAC Quality Principles through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) System for a period of seven years, from 10/1/2015-10/1/2022. Formed in 2013, CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation, and administers TEAC accreditation. This accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.

The Virginia Board of Education on 10/26/2017 approved the University of Richmond’s education endorsement programs. The Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia (8VAC20-542-10 et seq.) require colleges and universities that offer programs for the preparation of professional school personnel obtain program (endorsement area) approval from the Virginia Board of Education through the review of biennial reporting of seven accountability measures and program alignment with endorsement area competencies.

American Chemical Society 

The University of Richmond’s chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

The University of Richmond's biochemistry and molecular biology program is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.