The Suffolk University Madrid Campus is fully accredited as a branch campus of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Suffolk's Madrid campus receives its own regular on-site accreditation reviews and fulfills the NECHE Principles of Good Practice in Overseas International Programs and all other NECHE standards.

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, Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

In Spain, the 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.