The School of Journalism is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
The ACEJMC's national meeting finalized the process.
According to SoJ Director William Freivogel, "The vote was unanimous."
ACEJMC officials had revisited campus in the fall of 2009.
Those officials found that SoJ has improved in governance and assessment. A new dean and implementation of a new assessment plan shored up those areas.
Past ACEJMC teams praised the school's "solid instructional foundation that does well by its students." It also commended the "highly productive," "exceptionally qualified and committed faculty."
The ACEJMC team also cited the Daily Egyptian's national honors and noted that "the school's graduates have gone on to great distinction in all of the disciplines it teaches, and the program remains a fertile hiring ground for the Midwest's best news organizations."