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Institutional Accreditation

Rollins College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Rollins College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on the SACSCOC website (*

Rollins obtained its SACSCOC accreditation in 1927 and has had no lapses in accreditation. Rollins' accreditation was last reaffirmed in 2015; Rollins' next reaffirmation of accreditation is scheduled for 2025; the College submitted a Fifth-Year Interim Report (FYIR) in March 2021.

*The contact information for SACSCOC is provided to enable interested constituents to ask questions about Rollins' accreditation status. Inquiries about Rollins College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be sent directly to Rollins College and not to the Commission’s office. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support that Rollins is not in compliance with a requirement or a standard of accreditation.

Program Accreditations and Approvals

Additional accreditations or approvals held at the program level are:

Institutional Memberships

A portion of institutional memberships is presented.


Please Note:

Florida’s Commission for Independent Education ( has responsibilities in matters related to non-public post-secondary education, including consumer protection, program improvement, policies and administration, data management, and licensure of independent schools, colleges, and universities.  

Students who wish to file a complaint against Rollins College, in addition to following through with institutional policies, can also write a letter or send an e-mail to the Commission for Independent Education containing the following information (see:

  1. Name of Student (or Complainant)
  2. Complainant Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. Name of Institution
  5. Location of the Institution (City)
  6. Dates of Attendance
  7. A full description of the problem and any other documentation that will support your claim such as enrollment agreements, correspondence, etc.
  8. The complaint process of the Commission involves contacting the institution to obtain their response to your complaint.  If you do not want the Commission to contact the institution you are attending, you must state so in your complaint; however, doing so will greatly hinder the Commission’s ability to assist you with your complaint.

Note: Communications with state agencies, such as the Florida Department of Education are considered public records. Confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

Send Letter To:

Commission for Independent Education 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL. 32399-0400

Or E-mail: 
Or Fax: 850-245-3238

Rollins College
Accreditation Liaison
Dr. Toni Strollo Holbrook
Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and SACSCOC Liaison

Inquiries about Rollins College's accreditation should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.