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Accreditation Statement

The University of North Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Florida. Individual contact to the Commission on Colleges about the University of North Florida accreditation status should occur only if there is evidence that appears to support significant noncompliance with a requirement or standard.

The Teacher Education Unit at the University of North Florida is accredited by:


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The University of North Florida has earned national accreditation by demonstrating excellence in the areas of content and pedagogy, clinical experiences, selectivity, program impact, and capacity for continuous improvement. UNF is accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards through 2025. CAEP is the only national accreditor for educator preparation.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

1140 19th St NW, #400

Washington, DC 22036

(202) 223-0077

Accredited Programs in COEHS
PreK/Primary X X
Elementary X X
Middle School X X
Secondary Science X X
English X X
Mathematics X X
Social Studies X X
Deaf Education X X
Exceptional Student Education X X
Music Education* X X
School Counseling X -
School Leadership X -
*Program located in College of Arts and Sciences, School of Music

Programs in the College of Education & Human Services are accredited and approved by the following:

Annual Reporting Measures

  1. Impact on student learning
  2. Indicators of teaching effectiveness
  3. Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones 
  4. Satisfaction of completers 
  5. Graduation rates
  6. Ability of completers to meet state licensing requirements
  7. Placement rates
  8. Loan default and other consumer information