Suffolk University Madrid Campus is fully accredited as a branch campus of Suffolk University in Boston MA by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC). The Madrid Campus receives its own regular on-site accreditation reviews and fulfills the NEASC Principles of Good Practice in Overseas International Programs, as well as meeting the standards of NEASC’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

In addition, Suffolk University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, American Chemical Society, American Bar Association, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, American Association of Law Schools, Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER), and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

In Spain , Suffolk University Madrid Campus is authorized by the Consejería de Educación y Cultura de la Comunidad de Madrid, the official educational body within the Madrid regional government.