Southeastern Louisiana University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Southeastern is a Level V institution.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or 404-679-4500 to learn more about the accreditation status of Southeastern, file a third-party comment at the time of Southeastern's decennial review or file a complaint against Southeastern for alleged significant non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Southeastern, such as admission requirements, financial aid, education programs and related inquiries, should be addressed directly to Southeastern Louisiana University and not to the Commission.

Specialized Accreditations

Southeastern is a member of and fully accredited by the:

The B.S. in Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of February 19, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction
    • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
    • M.Ed. in Special Education
    • MAT in Elementary Education Grades 1-5
    • MAT in Special Education – Early Intervention: Birth–5
    • B.S. in Early Childhood Education
    • B.S. in Middle School Education
    • B.S. in Elementary Education
    • B.A. in English Education
    • B.A. in Social Studies Education
    • B.S. in Health & Physical Education
    • B.S. in Elementary Education & Special Education
    • B.S. in Middle School Education & Special Education


Institutional Memberships

Southeastern is a member of the following organizations:

  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

  • American Association of College for Nursing

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities

  • American Association of University Administrators

  • American College Health Association

  • American College Personnel Association

  • American Council on Education

  • American Family and Consumer Sciences Association

  • Association for Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)

  • Association to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business-International

  • Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities

  • Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences & Disorders

  • Council of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing

  • Council of Southern Graduate Schools


  • Gulf Regional Interstate Collegiate Consortium

  • International Technology Education Association

  • Louisiana Academy of Sciences

  • National Association for Business Teacher Education

  • National Association of College and University Business Officers

  • National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

  • National Association of College Auxiliary Services

  • National Association of College Stores

  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

  • National Collegiate Athletics Association

  • National Commission on Accreditation

  • National Society for Experiential Education

  • New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Southern Business Administration Association

  • Southwestern Business Administration Association