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Accreditation Impact


Institutional Accreditation

Fairmont State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to offer Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees in addition to Certificate programs. Fairmont State has been accredited since 1928 and is committed to reaffirming and advancing its commitment to academic excellence and student support through its accreditation and compliance-related actions. The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission also provides additional oversight of new and existing degree programs.

HLC Reports and Resources HLC 2023

External Accreditors

As part of its commitment to academic and professional excellence, Fairmont State University offers multiple degree programs with further external accreditation in their academic fields. Please see below links to additional information regarding these accreditors and programs:

Questions About Accreditation?

For general questions regarding accreditation at Fairmont State University, please contact Dr. Richard Harvey, Associate Provost for Academic Operations, at or by phone (304) 368-7002.