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Accreditation and Student Right-to-Know Information

  • (Updated Jan. 18, 2024) Guilford College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. On Dec. 3, 2023, SACSCOC continued the institution’s accreditation for Good Cause and placed the institution on Probation for twelve months for failure to comply with Standard 13.3 (Financial responsibility). Read the SACSCOC Public Disclosure Statement. Questions about the accreditation of Guilford College may be directed to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA  30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (
  • Guilford College’s Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Contact The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66213, telephone 913.339.9356, for questions about the accreditation of the business administration program.
  • Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Requirements: The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) was designed to help students and parents make informed decisions about higher education. This website is designed to provide this information to students, parents, the Guilford College community and the general public. 
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Guilford College CIP Codes
Accounting [52.0301]
African & African American Studies [05.0201]
Analytics [31.7101]
Art [50.0702]
Biology [26.0101]
Business Administration [52.0201]
Chemistry [40.0501]
Community & Justice Studies [44.0201]
Computing Technology & Information Systems [11.0101]
Creative Writing [23.1302]
Criminal Justice [43.0104]
Cyber & Network Security [11.1003]
Economics [45.0601]
Education Studies [13.0101]
English [23.0101]
Environmental Studies [03.0103]
Exercise & Sport Sciences [Health & Fitness Track 31.0501, Sports Medicine Track 31.0599]
Experience Design [50.0499]
Forensic Biology [26.9999]
Geology [40.0601] *
Health Sciences [51.1199]
History [54.0101]
Integrative Studies [30.9999]
International Sport Management [31.504]
International Studies [30.2001]
Mathematics [27.0101]
Modern Language Studies [16.0101]
Music [50.0901]
Peace & Conflict Studies [30.0501]
Philosophy [38.0101] *
Physics [40.0801]
Political Science [45.1001]
Psychology [42.0101]
Public health [51.220]
Religious Studies [38.0201]
Sociology & Anthropology [45.1301]
Sport Management [31.0504]
Sustainable Food Systems [30.3301]
Theatre Studies [50.0501]
Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies [05.0299]
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