The Civil Engineering program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET ( ABET 415 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; Telephone: 410-347-7700.  ABET is recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation and accredits degree programs, not institutions.

UMass Dartmouth has full accreditation by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).