The Art Institute of Charlotte is a campus of South University. South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.
South University, High Point; The Art Institute of Charlotte, a campus of South University; and The Art Institute of Raleigh–Durham, a campus of South University are licensed by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina to offer degree programs under matters regulated by General Statute 116-15 (PO Box 2688; Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688; 919-962-4558; http://www.northcarolina.edu/
A Guaranty Bond (for prepaid tuition held by each campus) is located in each of the offices of the presidents at the Charlotte, High Point, and Raleigh–Durham campuses and is available for review by anyone during normal business hours.
The Art Institute of Charlotte and The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham are approved by the Office of Proprietary Schools of the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges to offer certificate programs under matters regulated by Article 8, Chapter 115D of the North Carolina General Statutes (5001 Mail Service Center; Raleigh, NC 27699-5001; 919-807-7100). The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges is not an accrediting agency.