Accreditations & Affiliations

King University and many of its individual programs maintain academic standards by continually meeting the rigorous requirements necessary for accreditation.

King University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about accreditation.

King University is certified to operate in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. King’s primary location in Virginia is Southwest Virginia Community College, 724 Community College Road, Cedar Bluff, Virginia 24609. Each course or degree or certificate program offered by King University in Virginia is approved by King or its Board of Trustees (when applicable).

The School of Nursing programs are fully approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing and are members of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at King University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).