Adams State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604. 800-621-7440 or www.ncahlc.org

Individual programs are accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Adams State University is an institutional member of the American Council on Education, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the National Association of Schools of Music. Adams State University is also a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).