University of Wisconsin-Superior is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
UW-Superior has been continuously accredited by the North Central Association since 1916.
Individual academic programs and departments are accredited or approved, as noted in respective sections of this catalog by:
- American Chemical Society -- Chemistry
- American Society for Transportation and Logistics -- Transportation and Logistics
- Association of Small Business Development Centers
- Council on Social Work Education -- Social Work
- National Association of Schools of Music -- Music
- Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction -- Teacher Education