Board Recognized Schools

US Colleges and Universities

The Board recognizes colleges and universities accredited by one of the following accrediting agencies:

  1. Middle States Association of College and Secondary Schools;
  2. New England Association of Schools and Colleges;
  3. North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Higher Learning Commission;
  4. Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (formerly the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges);
  5. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools;
  6. Western Association of Schools and Colleges; and
  7. Accrediting Commission for Independent Colleges and Schools, or it's predecessor, the Accrediting Commission of the Association of Independent Colleges and Schools.

The accrediting agencies may list the accredited colleges and universities on their web sites. If the accrediting agency does not list your school:


Online Colleges/Universities

If an on-line college or university is accredited by one of the above accrediting agencies, then the Board will recognize the school.


Education Earned Outside the US

The Board does not recognize colleges/universities outside of the US. You must have your education evaluated by a Board recognized evaluation service.


Non-Accredited US Education

If you completed your education from a non-accredited US school, you must have your education evaluated by a Board recognized evaluation service.

 

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