University of the Cumberlands is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master, education specialist and doctoral degrees. Initial accreditation date was 1964. Recent reaffirmation date was December 2016. Next reaffirmation date is Class of 2026. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of the Cumberlands. To view the current status of University of the Cumberlands, go to the SACSCOC website.
Center of Academic Excellence
University of the Cumberlands was recently named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). According to the NSA website, the overall objective of CAE-CD designations is to reduce national vulnerability by “promoting higher education and research in cyber defense” and by producing professionals with cyber expertise.