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South Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Tarrant County College District (TCCD) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tarrant County College District.

SACSCOC is one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

SACSCOC accredits over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southern United States, including the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • And schools for U.S. students in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America

The accrediting standards used by SACSCOC are the Principles of Accreditation.


John M. Chawana, Ph.D.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Compliance
Accreditation Liaison

Updated May 11, 2017