Valley City State University is accredited by the following accrediting bodies:
- Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
- National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
- American Association of School Librarians (AASL-CAEP)
- Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
- National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
For more information on VCSU’s accreditation, please review our catalog.
Valley City State University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA).