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. There are 118 schools accredited by ACEJMC; 115 are fully accredited and three are provisional.

Patricia Thompson is the executive director of the Accrediting Council on Education
in Journalism and Mass Communications. Contact Thompson at (662) 915-5550 or

Council to meet virtually Sept. 12

The Accrediting Council will meet virtually 10 a.m. (Eastern Time) Saturday, Sept. 12, for its fall  meeting. The standards review will be the main topic of discussion. Council members will receive further details about the meeting in August from ACEJMC headquarters. Schools interested in virtually attending the Council meeting should contact Executive Director Pat Thompson at