S outhern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)


University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions. 


The Department of Education

  • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Early Childhood Education program accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

The Department of Nursing

  • Accredited by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE)



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