In a reaffirmation of academic excellence and positive change, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges’ Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) announced that USC has been reaccredited for 10 years, the longest term possible.

Accreditation is an endorsement of a university’s educational standards. It validates credits and degrees issued by the institution and allows USC students access to federal financial aid and other sources of public funding.

USC President Carol L. Folt received confirmation of reaccreditation in a letter July 13.

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