Cleveland State Community College is accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Cleveland State Community College.

Student rights related to accreditation include:

  1. To learn about the accreditation status of the institution,
  2. To file a third party comment at the time of the institutions’ decennial review, or
  3. To file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Normal inquires about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Cleveland State Community College and not to the SACSCOC office.

Dr. Sonya Franklin EdD/CI, MHA, MSN, RN, CNE
Professor of Nursing | Simulation / Clinical Coordinator
Interim Executive Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Cleveland State Community College
Office 423-473-2448



Cleveland State's institution details on SACSCOC website

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