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Accreditation & Accolades

Accreditation & Accolades


Texas A&M International University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Texas A&M International University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Programs in the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

The undergraduate and graduate programs in the Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences are accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, P. 404-975-5000, F. 404-975-5020,

The TAMIU College of Education is accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification.

Texas A&M International University is a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, and the American Council on Education.

TAMIU is proud to be a Quality Matters (QM) member institution. QM is a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses.



  • Ranked #1 among the Top 5 Best Online MBA Programs in Texas by (2022)
  • Ranked #1 - Best Master of Science in Criminal Justice Programs by Intelligent Pick
  • Ranked #3 in the Top 50 most affordable MBA programs by Top (2022).
  • The 20 Best Texas Online MBA Degree Programs by MBA Central
  • Ranked #10 - Best Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Programs (noted for Fastest Completion Time)
  • Recognized as one of the “2023 Best Colleges for Criminal Justice in America” by


  • Ranked #1 - Best Value C&I Master's Degree Schools in Texas - (2021)
  • Ranked #2 - Best Value Education and Educational Administration Master's Degree Schools in Texas by (2021)
  • Ranked #2 - Best Master’s in Education Administration Degree Programs (noted for Best Mentoring) by
  • Ranked #3 among Texas schools offering master's programs in education by
  • Ranked #4 - Best Master's in Curriculum and Instruction Degree Programs (noted for Best Bilingual Focus) by
  • College of Education graduates are employed in more than 153 Texas school districts


  • Ranked #4 among the nation's Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs of OnlineU.
  • Ranked #5 - Best Nursing Programs (noted for High Exam Pass Rate)


  • Highest-ranked regional university in The Texas A&M University System among Regional Universities West by US News and World Report (2022)
  • Identified as the Least Expensive Public College/University in Texas by Student Loan Hero, a LendingTree® company (2021)
  • Ranked first in Texas, third in nation for graduates' highest income mobility rate, as featured in The New York Times based on research findings of The Equality of Opportunity Project
  • Ranked #3 in the nation among those higher education institutions leading the charge in empowering graduates’ long-term economic success by Third Way (2022)
  • Ranked #4 in the "Best Bang for Your Buck" list among Southern colleges by Washington Monthly College Guide (2022)
  • Ranked #5 in the nation among the 100 Most Affordable Public Schools with the Highest Return on Investment (ROI) by Great Value Colleges
  • Ranked #8 - Top Public Universities by Niche (2022)

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