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Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment


Huston-Tillotson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s 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 Huston-Tillotson University.

The Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment facilitates institutional accreditation and compliance via tracking, reporting, and providing updates for the Huston-Tillotson University community. For more information or questions, please contact the Accreditation Office at 512-505-3127.

Dr. Beverly L. Downing, Associate Provost serves as the SACSCOC Liaison for the University. Accreditation reports, resources, and support are available through the navigation system embedded on this page. Please call 512-505-3127 for further assistance.

News & Updates

  • Huston-Tillotson University achieves success of its Fifth-Year Interim Report submitted in 2018
  • Huston-Tillotson University was successfully approved by SACSCOC to offer the Master of Business Administration Program which began in August 2020.
  • Huston-Tillotson University receives approval of its Off-Campus site, The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) on Springdale Street.

Reaffirmation of Accreditation Report
Huston-Tillotson University is scheduled to undergo review for its Decentennial Reaffirmation review as following:

  • September 2020 Off-Site Review
  • November 2021 On-Site Review

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP):

  • Huston-Tillotson University is scheduled to submit it QEP to SACSCOC as required on January 25, 2021
  • Our QEP is a Career Readiness Theme and Entitled: Ready to Attain Maximum Student Success (RAM$$)

Archived Accreditation Reports

  • SACSCOC Fifth-Year Interim Report 2015
  • QEP Impact Report 2015