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. There are 119 schools accredited by ACEJMC.

View ACEJMC accredited programs, accreditation status, student performance information (retention and graduation data), and most recent accreditation site team report. Patricia Thompson is ACEJMC executive director. Contact Thompson at


2023-24 Accreditation Site Visit Schedule

ACEJMC invites comments by third parties, limited to written comment speaking directly to a program’s compliance with ACEJMC’s accreditation standards. Comments should be submitted to Patricia Thompson, ACEJMC’s executive director,
(Visit dates are subject to change.) See the schedule at 2023-24 Site Visit Schedule