North Carolina State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Every ten years, NC State undergoes the reaffirmation of accreditation process as outlined in the guidelines and procedures established by SACSCOC. The university completed its most recent reaffirmation in 2014. In the midpoint between decennial reaffirmations, NC State is required to submit a Fifth-Year Interim Report.
NC State’s Substantive Change Review Team reviews all potential substantive changes and recommends appropriate actions to the provost in keeping with SACSCOC policies.
NC State maintains assessment plans for each academic program, including all degree programs and certificates recognized on official university transcripts.
Specialized Program Accreditation
The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost maintains a directory of specialized accreditations held by NC State colleges, programs and units.
NC State CIP Codes
NC State's taxonomic scheme that supports the accurate tracking and reporting of fields of study and program completions activity.