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Two female students walking on the sidewalkOLLU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral 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 Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.


For other concerns or complaints, please contact the Vice President for Student Affairs (campus life and student activities), Vice President for Academic Affairs (academic issues), Director of Human Resources (employee issues), Vice President for Administration (facilities issues), or complete an E-Comment form for the area related to your issue.

View full OLLU Public Complaint Policy

How to file a complaint with SACSCOC

The SACS website provides complaint procedures against the Commission and its accredited institutions. The SACSCOC complaint process  can be found on the commission's website.

Additional Accreditations

In addition to OLLU’s accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, the university offers several programs that have specialized accreditations from national professional associations and councils. 


OLLU's undergraduate and graduate business programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is the leading specialized accreditation body for business education.


The Master of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy (COAMFTE) is responsible for establishing standards of competence in clinical education for the profession of marriage and family therapy, and for the review and recognition of programs successfully meeting these standards. 

Social Work 

OLLU's Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), which is recognized as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the United States and its territories. 

Note: Documents pertaining to the University’s accreditation may be viewed in the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs during normal business hours.