Bellarmine University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Inquiries related to this accreditation or complaints against the commission or its accredited institutions can be directed to: the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500. Learn more here.
Bellarmine University is licensed to operate as an independent institution in Kentucky by the Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education (CPE). To file a complaint against an institution licensed by CPE, please submit your complaint in writing to Sarah Levy, Director of Postsecondary Licensing, Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, click here.
Bellarmine University is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), which grants authorization through the four regional education compacts to deliver distance education courses and programs across state lines, to students in 48 participating states plus California and Puerto Rico. To see if your state is also a member, which would allow you to enroll in Bellarmine’s distance education programs, visit the NC-SARA website.
In addition, Bellarmine’s professional schools are externally accredited by the following accrediting bodies listed below by school. Contact information is provided if organization does not include contact information with their complaint policies.