Accreditation and Rankings

Pursue Your Degree with Confidence

In the 2022 – 2023 U.S. News & World Report, Marymount University is ranked among the top universities in the list of Best National Universities. As we continue to challenge ourselves to be a better institution for all students, we’re proud to achieve this ranking as part of our strategic goals.

Marymount University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees — giving you convenient access to quality and practical coursework that can advance your career, without putting it on hold. 

Our online nursing programs, excluding certificates, are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Marymount is honored to be recognized as a College of Distinction for Nursing, Education, Business, Career Development, Military Support, and Equity & Inclusion. With over 25% of our undergraduate population identifying as Hispanic, Marymount University has become the first Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) in Virginia. 

Marymount University is distinguished by U.S. News & World Report in the following categories:

  • No. 23 for Most International Students
  • No. 27 for Campus Ethnic Diversity
  • No. 17 in Best Colleges for Veterans 
  • No. 38 in Regional Universities South
  • No. 57 in Best Value Schools

Accreditation and Rankings