Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is a member of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and is exempt from registration and licensure by the Louisiana Board of Regents as established by the Louisiana State Legislature in RS.17:1808 and is recognized as an "eligible institution" under the provisions of RS.17:2053(D).
- Named a Carnegie Engaged Campus by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CFAT) for Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University's commitment to community service
- Recognized six times by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, most recently included on the Honor Roll with Distinction list