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Accreditation & Accolades

Accreditation

The University of South Carolina Aiken is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC™) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees.

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The School of Business Administration is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International accreditation assures quality and promotes excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education for business administration and accounting.

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The BSN program at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.

Accolades

US News & World Report - Regional Colleges

Ranked #1 among public schools in the South for 2018 (#6 for Regional Colleges South) by U.S. News & World Report

US News & World Report - Regional Colleges

Ranked #1 Public College in the South 13 times in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” report

US News & World Report - Best Colleges for Veterans

In 2015, U.S. News & World Report added a new ranking identifying the "Best Colleges for Veterans." USC Aiken earned the #1 ranking among regional colleges in the South again for 2018 and for the third consecutive year.

2018 -2019 Business | College of Distinction

National Acclaim Granted to USC Aiken’s Business Programs

Earlier this year, the University of South Carolina Aiken was honored as one of the nation’s “Colleges of Distinction” for its high-impact educational practices. Now, the university has earned additional recognition for three specific professional programs: business, education, and nursing. USC Aiken business administration degrees are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

2018 -2019 Nursing | College of Distinction

National Acclaim Granted to USC Aiken’s Nursing Program

Earlier this year, the University of South Carolina Aiken was honored as one of the nation’s “Colleges of Distinction” for its high-impact educational practices. Now, the university has earned additional recognition for three specific professional programs: business, education, and nursing. USC Aiken’s nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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