Accreditations and Memberships

Averett University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA, 30033-4097, 404-679-4501) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The teacher preparation program is approved by the Department of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia. The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The Aeronautics program is an FAA approved pilot school. The University is approved for payment for veterans.

Averett University’s memberships include: the American Council on Education, Association of Virginia Colleges, Council of Independent Colleges, and the Virginia Humanities Conference.