Accreditation and Approval

Texas Woman's University

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

Selected academic programs are also accredited by appropriate state, regional, and national agencies. The Graduate School is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools. TWU’s general accreditation, recognizing the quality of all of the work done by the components of the University, forms the basis for numerous memberships that the University holds in selective associations and societies that recognize and demand high standards in specific fields. Individual programs at Texas Woman’s University are accredited by the following organizations (partial listing):

Arts & Sciences

  • American Chemistry Society
  • American Psychological Association
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association of Schools of Dance
  • National Association of Schools of Music


  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Sciences

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation


  • Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Professional Education

  • American Library Association
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

A list of other accrediting organizations is available on the Institutional Research and Data Management website.