Statement of Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation Statement

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.

School Accreditation Statement

The TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine was granted full accreditation for an eight-year term by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) in June 2018. Our next full survey visit is scheduled to take place during the 2025-2026 academic year. The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit allopathic medical schools in the United States and Canada. The LCME is an independent organization however is uniquely tied to both the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). For questions or suggestions about LCME please visit https://ttuhscep.edu/som/curriculum/accreditation/contact.aspx