Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the institutional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in Southern states. It serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, as well as Latin America and other international sites approved by the Commission on Colleges that award associate, baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degrees. The commission also accepts applications from other international institutions of higher education.

SACS COC stampWake Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Questions about the accreditation of Wake Technical Community College 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.



NC-SARA LogoWake Technical Community College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Reports and correspondence

SACS documents:

Please email the Institutional Effectiveness and Research Office (Dr. Carrie Bartek, [email protected]) if you would like additional information or documents describing the accreditation, approval and/or licensing process linked to the academic programs at Wake Tech.

Wake Technical Community College timeline for SACSCOC accreditation reports

SACSCOC accreditation reports
SACSCOC compliance certification report
March 15, 201
Focus report and QEP report
August 15, 2014
Hosted SACSCOC on-site committee
October 27-30, 2014
SACSCOC fifth-year report
September 20, 2020
East Wake Campus substantive change report
December 2022 – opening August 2023
(N.C. Community College Application due early 2022)
SACSCOC compliance certification report
(plus special reports on NWCCA and RTP Campus)
March 15, 2024
Focus report and QEP report
August 15, 2024
Host SACSCOC on-site committee
September-October 2024