The Shaw University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Contact SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Shaw University. Normal inquiries about Shaw University, such as admissions requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Shaw University and not to the SACSCOC office.
The Shaw University Divinity School is accredited by The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada [10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15275-1110: Telephone number (412) 788-6505] to award the Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Christian Education degree.
The Athletic Training degree program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
The Kinesiotherapy degree program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
The Social Work degree program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
The Teacher Education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).
Affiliations and Memberships
American Library Association
American Theological Library Association
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
Cooperating Raleigh Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE)
Council of Independent Colleges
Council of Social Work Education
Council on Undergraduate Research
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
National Association of College and University Business Officers
National Association of College Deans, Registrars and Admissions Officers
National Association of Colleges and Universities
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
National Collegiate Athletic Association
New York University Faculty Resource Network
North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities
North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
The Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
The College Board
United Negro College Fund, Incorporated