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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC Logo   Southern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southern University and A&M College.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements


Southern University at New Orleans has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

Student Complaint Procedures

SACSCOC Complaint Procedure

If a complaint is not resolved by the University, students may file a complaint with its accrediting agency.  The student  complaint process is below at the SACSCOC Complaint Procedure.



1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA


Phone: 404-679-4500

Louisiana Board of Regents SARA Student Complaint Process

The Louisiana BoR responds to distance education students' complaints against Louisiana-approved SARA institutions.  Staff will review complaints and work with student and  institutions to ensure compliance and arbitrate disputes between institutions and students. Use this link to review the full Complaint Procedure  and the Complaint Form.