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Accreditations and Affiliations

Oklahoma City University is affilated with the United Methodist Church and is approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church. Oklahoma City University and many of its academic programs are accredited by nationally recognized organizations. Programmatic and specialized accreditation applies to the evaluation of programs, departments or schools which usually are parts of the total institution. Programmatic accreditors are generally classified as those that are recognized by the Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Those that are not recognized are considered affiliations and recognized approriately in the content that follows.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle St, Ste 7-500 
Chicago, IL 60604 
Accredited since 1951

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)  
State Portal Agency Contact: Daniel Archer  
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs  
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education  
655 Research Parkway, Ste. 200  
PO Box 108850  
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850  
Affiliated since 2016

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Accredited since 2012

Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability
840 Research Parkway Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Affiliated since 1997

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750
Tampa, Florida 33602
Accredited since 2014

American Association of Professional Landmen
800 Fournier Street
Ft. Worth TX 76102
Affiliated since 2013

American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Accredited since 1960

Association of American Law Schools
1614 20th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Affiliated since 2003

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Accredited since 1944

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
B.S.N. Accredited since 1985, M.S.N. Accredited since 2007, D.N.P. Accredited since 2012

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Affiliated since 1982

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
3325 Paddocks Parkway, Suite 345
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
Accredited since 2020

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22313
Accredited since 2022

Students are encouraged to utilize Oklahoma City University’s internal complaint policies through the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs prior to filing a complaint with any external entity. OKCU's complaint form can be used to file an official Academic Complaint with the University.

Academic complaints submitted will be received by the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and will be investigated by that office for action or further resolution.

Submitting an academic complaint via this form does not initiate a formal appeal process under the Student Handbook or University Catalogue.

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