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Philander Smith College is Accredited By:

The Higher Learning Commission of NCA
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
(312) 263-0456

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Formerly Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66213
(913) 339-9356

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Formerly National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 500
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-7496

The Social Work Program is accredited by the:

Council on Social Work Education
Department of Social Work Accreditation
333 John Carlyle Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
TEL 703.683.8080 – FAX 703.683.8099

The Commission on Accreditation (COA) voted to reaffirm the accreditation of the Social Work Program for eight years, ending in February 2031.

Philander Smith College is approved by:

Arkansas Department of Education
#4 Capitol Mall, Room 403-A
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 682-4475

University Senate of the United Methodist Church
1001 Nineteenth Avenue South
P.O. Box 871
Nashville, Tennessee 37202-0871
(615) 340-7378

Philander Smith College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. In compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965 and other civil rights laws, the College offers equal opportunities for admissions and employment. In addition, all programs and activities of the College are provided without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual colloquium, physical disability, or Vietnam era veteran or special disabled veteran status. Questions or concerns regarding affirmative action can be directed to the Executive Director of the Human Resources Office, Philander Smith College, 900 W. Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72202, (501) 375-9845. Faculty and students are responsible for remaining informed of the contents of the Philander Smith College Catalogue, regarding regulations, policies, requirements and other official communications issued by the College which affect employees and the status of students. The College reserves the right to change, without notice, charges, courses, or regulations given in this catalogue.