Pellissippi State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. The purpose of accreditation is "to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions". The College's accreditation was reaffirmed in June 2012.
- The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Report (pdf)
- The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Website
- Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) (pdf)
The College also works to achieve national accreditation of all eligible A.A.S. programs.