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QEP Reaccreditation Overview

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SACS / COC Information


Bishop State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC) of the (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4500, extension 4504) to award associate and specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or phone at 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bishop State Community College.


SACS / COC Requirements


The accreditation process takes place every ten years. Bishop State will seek reaccreditation in 2015. Important documents of the reaffirmation process:

  • Compliance Certification
  • Quality Enhancement Plan


Timeline for the Reaccreditation Process


  • Fall 2012 – SACS Orientation for Reaffirmation Class of 2015
  • Spring 2014 – Certification of Compliance submitted
  • Summer 2014 – Quality Enhancement Plan submitted
  • Fall 2014 – SACS On-site Review
  • Spring 2015 –  Reaccreditation


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