The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). This website contains information pertaining to the reaffirmation of the university's accreditation.

The institution was initially accredited in 1973 and was last reviewed and reaffirmed in 2008. The institution is scheduled to receive its next reaffirmation of accreditation review in 2018.