Furman University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s degrees, and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the status of Furman University. Learn more about our history.

Accreditation Documents

Furman University

Substantive Change Policy


The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement

Credit Hours

Distance and Correspondence Education

Faculty Credentials

Substantive Change Policy and Procedures

Additional Resources

Furman University Faculty/Staff Policies and Procedures Manual

Furman University 2022 – 2023 Graduate Studies Catalog

Furman University 2022 – 2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog