Mountain Gateway Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate Degree in Arts and Sciences and Associate Degree in Applied Sciences.
Questions about the status of Mountain Gateway Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
The College is approved by the U.S. Department of Education for various federal funding programs including Veterans Administration educational assistance. The College is an institutional member of the American Association of Community Colleges.
The College’s Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Forestry Technology program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters, and the Culinary Arts and Management program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
MGCC is one of 23 colleges within the Virginia Community College System. Curricula of the College are approved by the College Board and by the State Board. The two-year associate degree programs are also approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SHEV).