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The University of Louisiana Monroe is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  Questions about the accreditation of the University of Louisiana Monroe may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Please direct all general accreditation questions to the University of Louisiana Monroe, Office of Academic Affairs, 700 University Avenue, Monroe, LA 71209 or 318-342-1025.


List of Majors & CIP Codes (pdf)

List of Off Campus Instructional Sites (pdf)


Presentation: ULM's Substantive Change Policy: Expectations for Employees

• Every September and February, the University Accreditation Liaison will deliver this presentation to the following groups: (1) President's Executive Council, (2) Academic Affairs Dean's Council, and (3) University Curriculum Committee.

• Academic deans should use this online presentation to discuss the Substantive Change Policy with program administrators in their colleges. Program faculty should consult with their academic dean before proposing a major curriculum change to ensure the change adheres to SACSCOC guidelines.



Many of ULM's colleges, schools, departments and programs which make up the university are accredited by specialized or professional accrediting agencies.

Effective November 8, 2022, The University of Louisiana Monroe Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org).  

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 318-342-1265 or email ulmdpt@ulm.edu. Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation.  


The University of Louisiana Monroe also holds membership in the following professional but non-accrediting agencies: