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SMU Accreditation

Southern Methodist University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. By accreditation type, the school has 2 Institutional, 8 Specialized accredited programs.
Institutional Accreditation
Southern Methodist University
Agency NameAccreditation StatusDate TypePeriod
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccreditedActual1/1/1921 - Current
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccreditedEstimated7/1/2011 - Current

Specialized Accreditation at Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University has 8 specialized accreditation programs as below.
Specialized Accreditation
Southern Methodist University
Program NameAccreditation StatusPeriod
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited (Estimated)1/1/1927 - Current
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited (Actual)5/19/2009 - Current
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theologyAccredited (Actual)1/15/1938 - Current
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theologyAccredited (Actual)1/15/1998 - Current
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programsAccredited (Estimated)7/1/2007 - 8/1/2014
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programsAccredited (Estimated)9/1/1982 - 8/1/2014
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (Estimated)9/1/1931 - 8/1/2014
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (Estimated)9/1/1993 - 8/1/2014