Effat University has been pursuing international accreditation with top tier accrediing bodies to ensure that its education, intellectual contribution and services are offered at an international level of quailty. In 2016-2017, the Effat College of Engineering obtained international accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The ABET accreditation for the three programs; Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Information Systems extends from 2015 to 2023.
ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental accrediting agency for programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology and it is recognized as an accreditor by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ABET accreditation provides assurance that the accredited program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.
Effat University is currently pursuing international accrditation for the institution through the New England Association for Schools and Colleges (NEAS&C). The Architecture Prorgam is also pursuing accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and the Effat College of Business is seeking international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).