Maryville College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate 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 Maryville College.

Maryville College is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music to award baccalaureate degrees in music.

The Maryville College programs in teacher education are approved by the Tennessee Department of Education.

The Maryville College English as a Second Language Program is an approved member of EnglishUSA (formerly the American Association of Intensive English Programs).

The Maryville College Program for Nonprofit Leadership is certified by Non-Profit Leadership Alliance.