Point University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Point University. All other inquiries, such as for admission or academic information, should be made directly to the appropriate Point office. SACSCOC is recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
- Point’s most recent decennial reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) was approved in 2016.
- For questions or comments regarding Point’s accreditation, contact the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Dean of Accreditation, Christopher A Davis, D.Min., Ph.D.
- All other inquiries about Point – such as about admission requirements, financial aid, or educational programs – should be made directly to the appropriate Point office and not to SACSCOC.
- SACSCOC standards state that it be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a SACSCOC requirement or standard.
Point’s Department of Education, the University’s professional education unit, is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) at the initial teacher preparation level, which was continued by the Continuous Improvement Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2014. The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) has granted accreditation to the Elementary Education preparation program (preschool through fifth grade), Middle Grades Education preparation program (fourth through eighth grade), the Secondary Education program in the areas of Biology, English, and History (sixth through twelfth grade), and the English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement program.