University Certification & Accreditation
Approval to Operate
VUST is certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) in accordance with the provisions of Title 23, Chapter 21.1 of the Code of Virginia. VUST has been granted the “Certificate to Operate an Institution of Postsecondary Education” authorizing VUST to offer degrees, courses for degree credit, or programs of study leading to a degree or certificate in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Virginia University of Science & Technology plans to obtain accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), an accreditation agency recognized by the U.S Department of Education.