Toccoa Falls College is incorporated under the laws of the State of Georgia as a four-year college and is authorized by the Georgia State Legislature to grant the baccalaureate degree.

Toccoa Falls College is accredited to award Associate and Bachelor degrees by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033.

Toccoa Falls College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 22090 (703) 437-0700.

The Teacher Education and Music Education programs of Toccoa Falls College are approved by the Professional Standards Commission of the State of Georgia (PSC), 1452 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, GA 30334  (404) 657-9000, and graduates are eligible for teacher certification upon graduation.

In addition, the college is listed by the United States Department of Education in the directory of Accredited Institutions of Higher Learning, approved by the State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and approved by the United States Department of Justice for the training of foreign students.