The University of Mary Washington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call for questions about the accreditation of the University of Mary Washington.
The address and contact numbers for the Commission on Colleges are published so that interested constituents can learn about the accreditation status of UMW; file a third-party comment at the time of UMW’s decennial review; or file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about UMW, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the appropriate office at UMW and not to the Commission.
Additional Accreditations and Approvals
College of Business
The UMW College of Business is fully accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).
College of Education
The initial-licensure and advanced-level educator preparation programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at the University of Mary Washington is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.