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.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14TH St., 10TH FL,
James Monroe Bldg. Richmond, VA 23219
Tel: (804) 225-2600 Fax: (804) 225-2604

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.