Accreditation and Approval
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
The Hunt School of Dental Medicine program of dental education is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation may be contacted at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611 or at (312) 440-4653. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda. The Policy on Third-Party comments and CODA Complaint Policy can be found at http://www.ada.org/en/coda.
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) site visit
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
More information can be found at https://sacscoc.org/
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
The Hunt School of Dental Medicine received full approval of the doctoral program from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in October, 2019. The Texas Higher Education Board can be contacted at P.O. Box 12788, Austin, Texas 78711 or 1200 East Anderson Lane, Austin, Texas 79752 or at 512-427-6200. The Coordinating Board’s web page is http://www.thecb.state.tx.us.