Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, & Academic Assessment

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, & Academic Assessment coordinates the major activities that include the administration of the State of Tennessee's higher education assessment program (quality assurance funding), senior testing of general education and the major, surveys of alumni and students, and program peer review. The office functions as the liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and conducts all activities associated with regional accreditation.

The University of Memphis is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone number 404.679.4501) to award bachelor's, first professional, master's, educational specialist, doctoral degrees, and graduate certificates.