Frequently Asked Questions - Accreditation

Samford University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Juris Doctor Degree. It has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1949 and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1952. Because all of these certification requirements are met, a Cumberland School of Law graduate is eligible to take the bar examination in any state.