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State Authorization

Richmont Graduate University is authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Committee and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization is renewed annually based on an evaluation of minimum standards concerning the quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220 Tucker, GA 30084-5305 (770)414-3300

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Richmont Graduate University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Richmont Graduate University, please visit and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900 Nashville, TN 37243-0830 (615)741-3605

Regional Accreditation

Richmont Graduate University is accredited by the by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the master’s degree. SACSCOC is one of the six regional accrediting agencies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Accreditation is a voluntary process of internal and peer review for the improvement of academic quality and demonstration of accountability.

If there is evidence of significant non-compliance of the Commission’s requirements or standards, please contact the Commission at the address or phone number below.

Commission on Colleges 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097 (404) 679-4500

Richmont Graduate University is committed to the systematic review of its academic programs to ensure continuous improvement in teaching and learning. Support services units engage in a similar review process to improve the delivery of services to students and other constituents. Annual assessment plans for all degree programs and support services units are located below.

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