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Accreditation & Accolades

AACSB International Accreditation

AACSB-logo-accredited-vert-color-RGB.jpgBelmont University is the only private university in Tennessee that offers both undergraduate and graduate business and accounting programs that are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world’s most prestigious business school accrediting organization.  Belmont is one of only 186 of the world’s business schools to hold this dual accreditation in business and accounting.

To achieve accreditation, business programs must satisfy the expectations of a wide range of quality standards relating to curriculum, faculty resources, admissions, degree requirements, library and computer facilities, financial resources and intellectual climate that are all mission-linked.

SACSCOC Accreditation

Belmont University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Belmont University. 


Bloomberg Businessweek has included the Massey Graduate School of Business in the Top 10 in the South by from 2009 to the present. In addition, The Princeton Review has named Massey as a Best Business School for 13 consecutive years. Further, Massey is included in U.S. News & World Report’s listing of “Best Part-time MBA Programs.”