The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the regional 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.



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 contact the Institutional Effectiveness Office (Dr. John B. Boone; [email protected] ) if you would like additional information (documents) describing the accreditation, approval and/or licensing process linked to the academic programs at Wake Technical Community College.

Wake Technical Community College timeline for SACSCOC accreditation reports

SACSCOC accreditation reports Date
SACSCOC compliance certification report March 15, 2014
Focus report and QEP report August 15, 2014
Hosted SACSCOC on-site committee October 27-30, 2014
SACSCOC 5th-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