AL MA’ARIEF: Jurnal Pendidikan Sosial dan Budaya published Volume 1 Number 1 in June 2019. Then obtained an ISSN Online Number 2685-5926 and a Print ISSN Number 2685-5917 with SK no. 0005.2685-5925/JI.3.1/SK.ISSN/2019.07 - 24 July 2019 (starting from issue Vol. 1, No. 1, July 2019). AL MA’ARIEF: Jurnal Pendidikan Sosial dan Budaya has a publication frequency of every 6 months, namely in June and December.

On 9th of February 2023, AL MA’ARIEF obtained the results of an accreditation assessment by ARJUNA with a rating of 4 (SINTA 4). After being accredited, AL MA’ARIEF: Jurnal Pendidikan Sosial dan Budaya strives to improve the quality of management and substance. So that the number of reviewers and editors was increased. In addition, changes were also made to the author's guidelines and journal templates.