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3.14.1 Publication of Accreditation Status

A member or candidate institution represents its accredited status accurately and publishes the name, address, and telephone number of the Commission in accordance with Commission requirements and federal policy.

Judgment of Compliance

PVAMU SACS Accreditation - Judgement Compliance

Narrative of Compliance

Prairie View A&M University publishes the name, address, and telephone number of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools on the web. The following statement is on university webpage [1] under the section "About PVAMU":

"Prairie View A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097) as a comprehensive public institution of higher education authorized to award Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees, and is a member of the Texas A&M University System. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Prairie View A&M University."

The university catalogs will be updated in fall 2010 to include the last sentence above. The statement in the Undergraduate Catalog under "General University Information" currently reads:

"Prairie View A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097) as a comprehensive public institution of higher education authorized to award Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees, and is a member of the Texas A&M University System. It is a land-grant university authorized under the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. The main campus is located in Waller County approximately 40 miles northwest of Houston and one mile north of US Highway 290 on Farm Road 1098. The College of Nursing is located in the Texas Medical Center at 6437 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030 (www.tmc.edu)." [2]

The address and contact information is also given in both the Undergraduate [3] and Graduate [4] Catalogs on the pages listing area or program accreditations.


Supporting Documentation and Links


Comprehensive Standards 3.14.1

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