Accrediting Agencies

Following is a list of some of the national and regional accrediting agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information on accreditation, please see the Department of Education's accreditation web page. For a complete list of current accrediting agencies, please visit the Department of Education's Accreditation List.
 

National Accrediting Agencies
   

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
Falls Church, Va.
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Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
Arlington, Va.
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Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET)
Washington, D.C.
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Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
Washington, D.C.
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Council on Occupational Education (COE)
Atlanta, Ga.
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Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
Washington, D.C.
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National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS)
Arlington, Va.
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Regional Accrediting Agencies
 

Middle States Association on Colleges and Schools (MSA)
Philadelphia
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New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASE)
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Commission on Technical and Career Institutions
Bedford, Mass.
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North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS)
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Chicago
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Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Redmond, Wash.
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
Commission on Colleges
Decatur, Ga.
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Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Novato, Calif.
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Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Alameda, Calif.
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