Accreditation is a necessity for a university institutionally, because accreditation is a recognition that shows standards, the quality and quality of the college. Recognition of an educational institution that guarantees minimum standards so that graduates meet the qualifications to pursue higher education or enter specialized education, or can carry out professional practice.

Criteria for accredited tertiary institutions A. (superior) namely universities that obtain grades or scores 361 – 400 from the National Accreditation Board for Higher Education (BAN PT).

Accreditation Score Score :

A : 361 – 400

B : 301 – 360

C : 200 – 300

In the year 2017 The Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Padangjang, is targeting Institutional Accreditation with a B Grade, realization of this target was achieved with Accreditation B in accordance with the Decree of BAN PT Number 1282 / SK / BAN-PT / Akred / PT / XII / 2015 which is valid until the date of 29 December 2020. This result is better than the previous accreditation year / period which was still worth C.

The development of the ISI Padang Panjang campus land continues to be pursued to become one of the levers for increasing institutional accreditation, starting year 2016 then the land development process as a follow-up to the cooperation with the regional government of West Sumatra province and the Regional Government of Padangpariaman Regency has been running and in the year 2017 an area of ​​land has been designated 40 Hectares in Padangpariaman Regency by Decree of the Regent of Padangpariaman Number 47 / Kep / BPP / 2017 Date 26 January 2017.

Study Program Accreditation of the year 2014 experienced an increase that was originally only there 2 Accredited study program B, namely Music Art Study Program and Craft Art Study Program, with high enthusiasm for the development of the lead institute assisted by all lecturers, students and education personnel in their respective majors try to improve the accreditation of their respective study programs, until in the year 2018 most of the study programs at ISI Padang Panjang received B accreditation, only 1 DKV study programs which are in the process of accreditation as well as newly formed study programs such as Craft Education and Cultural Anthropology.

In order to improve the quality of education and the quality of graduates, ISI Padangpanjang accredits the study programs being held, which is based on the Republic of Indonesia Government Regulation Number 19 Year 2005 Article 86 verse (1), which states that the Government accredits every level and unit of education to determine the eligibility of the program and / or educational unit. From 11 (nine) the study program at the Padang Panjang Indonesian Institute of the Arts, 8 (Prodi) among have been accredited and 1 (one) The study program has not been accredited, namely the Visual Communication Design Study Program, 2 (two) new study program Cultural Anthropology and Craft Education dalah 2 new study program with an operational permit in the year 2017. The eight accredited study programs , that is :

No Prodi Program Accreditation No SK
A Faculty of Performing Arts
1 Karawitan Art Study Program S1 A 7135/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/XI/2020
2 Dance Study Program S1 A 7130/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/XI/2020
3 Music Arts Study Program S1 A 4670/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/XII/2019
4 Theater Arts Study Program S1 B 6654/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/X/2020
5 Cultural Anthropology Study Program S1 Good 3047/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/V/2021
6 Minangkabau dance D4 Accredited
7 Movie Music D4 Accredited
8 Malay dance D4 Accredited
9 Cosmetology Vocational Education S1 Accredited
10 Studi Humanitas S1 Accredited
B faculty of art and Design
1 Fashion Design D4 Good 686/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/ST/II/2022
2 photography S1 B 8490/SK/BAN-PT/Ak.S/S/X/2022
3 Craft Education S1 Good 9783/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/VII/2021
4 Television And Film S1 Good 9891/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/VIII/2021
5 Art Craft S1 A 4236/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/VII/2020
6 Pure arts S1 B 7366/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-PPJ/S/XI/2020
8 Visual communication design S1 B 2286/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/VII/2019
9 Media Production D4 Accredited
10 Animation D4 Accredited
11 Product Design S1 Accredited
12 In the context of New Student Admissions for the Independent Pathway of the Padangpanjang Indonesian Art Institute S1 Accredited
C Graduate program
1 The Creation And Study Of Art S2 B 1058/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/M/II/2021
2 Studi Humanitas S2 Accredited
3 Art Education S2 Accredited