The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) is the agency responsible for the evaluation of professional journalism and mass communications programs in colleges and universities.

View ACEJMC accredited programs, their accreditation status, their reported student performance information (retention and graduation data), and accreditation site team reports beginning with the 2013-14 academic year and thereafter.

2018 Accrediting Committee Meeting

The Accrediting Committee will meet Saturday, March 24, in Chicago at the Westin Hotel, 909 N. Michigan Ave.  The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Chicago Ballroom and end between 4 and 5 p.m.  Sixteen visit reports and four revisit reports will be discussed. This is an open meeting. However, registration is requested. Contact for more information. Accreditation discussion schedule.  2018 Committee Discussion Schedule

2018-19 Accreditation Site Visits

2018-2019 Accreditation Site Visit Schedule
Eleven schools will have accreditation visits and one school will have a revisit in the 2018-19 academic year. ACEJMC invites comment by third parties, limited to written comment speaking directly to a unit’s compliance with the Council’s published accreditation standards. Comments may be sent to Susanne Shaw, ACEJMC’s executive director, at

Guidance to Site Team Chairs
Aug. 30 letter from ACEJMC President Peter Bhatia to site team chairs on evaluating Standard 3: Diversity and Inclusiveness, and Standard 9: Assessment of Learning Outcomes.