American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation


Officially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation is a national specialized accreditation agency mandated to accredit master's programs in library and information studies offered under the degree-granting authority of institutions in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates.

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225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300
60601 Illinois United States


+1 (800) 545 2433, ext. 2432


+1 (312) 280 2433

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Recognized by

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Affiliations and Memberships

Association for Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA)

Number of Member Universities or Accredited Institutions


Members or Accredited Institutions

Institutions with ALA-CoA accredited programs (June 2020)
Please visit the American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation website for an up-to-date list of institutions with accredited programs.

1) University of Alberta, AB
2) University of Alabama, AL
3) University of Arizona, AZ
4) University of British Columbia, BC
5) University of California, Los Angeles, CA
6) San Jose State University, CA
7) University of Southern California, CA
8) University of Denver, CO
9) The Catholic University of America, DC
10) Florida State University, FL
11) University of South Florida, FL
12) Valdosta State University, GA
13) University of Hawaii, HI
14) University of Iowa, IA
15) Chicago State University, IL
16) Dominican University, IL
17) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
18) Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
19) Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN
20) Emporia State University, KS
21) University of Kentucky, KY
22) Louisiana State University, LA
23) Simmons University, MA
24) University of Maryland, MD
25) University of Michigan, MI
26) Wayne State University, MI
27) St. Catherine University, MN
28) University of Missouri, MO
29) The University of Southern Mississippi, MS
30) East Carolina University, NC
31) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
32) The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
33) North Carolina Central University, NC
34) The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, NJ
35) Dalhousie University, NS
36) SUNY University at Albany, NY
37) SUNY University at Buffalo, NY
38) Long Island University, NY
39) Pratt Institute, NY
40) Queens College, CUNY, NY
41) St. John's University, NY
42) Syracuse University, NY
43) Kent State University, OH
44) University of Oklahoma, OK
45) University of Ottawa, ON
46) University of Toronto, ON
47) University of Western Ontario, ON
48) Clarion University of Pennsylvania, PA
49) Drexel University, PA
50) University of Pittsburgh, PA
51) University of Puerto Rico, PR
52) McGill University, QC
53) Université de Montréal, QC
54) University of Rhode Island, RI
55) University of South Carolina, SC
56) University of Tennessee, TN
57) University of North Texas, TX
58) University of Texas at Austin, TX
59) Texas Woman's University, TX
60) University of Washington, WA
61) University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
62) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

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List of American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation's members or accredited institutions

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