Regional Institutional Accreditation

Belmont Abbey College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Anyone with questions concerning the accreditation of Belmont Abbey College may contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500.

The College’s degrees are accepted by graduate and professional schools, and the school is designated by the state-approving agency as an institution qualified to offer training to veterans.

Accreditation Complaints

In the event that an individual believes that an unresolved issue exists with regard to Belmont Abbey College’s accreditation compliance, that individual may submit a formal written complaint to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Procedures for doing so may be found by clicking here.

In accordance with the policies of the Commission, contact should only be initiated for the following reasons:

  1. To learn more about the accreditation status of the university.
  2. To file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review.
  3. To file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

In keeping with Belmont Abbey College’s vision to embrace and instill the habit of excellence and virtue in all that we do and in support of the Benedictine Hallmarks, Belmont Abbey publishes student achievement goals and outcomes that we set for ourselves and for our students.