The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s 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 the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

USF Sarasota-Manatee also has specialized accreditation from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and National Council for Accreditation of Teaching Education (NCATE).