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Principles of Accreditation:

To gain or maintain accreditation with the Commission on Colleges, an institution must comply with the standards contained in the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement and with the policies and procedures of the Commission on Colleges. The Commission on Colleges applies the requirements of its Principles to all applicant, candidate, and member institutions, regardless of type of institution (public, private for-profit, private not-for-profit).  ( See


Frank Phillips College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.  Contact the Commission on colleges at 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, Georgia  30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Frank Phillips College.

Common course numbering and parallel course offerings among Texas public colleges and universities and workforce education programs and courses are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Approved and Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Texas Department of Licenses and Regulation -

Texas Board of Nursing -

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board -

Member of:

Council for Higher Education Accreditation -

National Junior College Athletic Association -

NAFSA: Association of International Educators –

Southern Association of Community Colleges -

Texas Association of Business Officers -

Texas Association of College Registrars and Academic Officers

Texas Association of Community Colleges –

Texas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators –

Western Junior College Athletic Conference

Community College Association of Texas Trustees -