Who are the Accrediting Agencies?

The six Department of Education and CHEA-approved regional agencies are:

There are also a number of specialized accredited agencies which are approved by both the Department of Education and CHEA. Some schools have both regional and specialized accreditation. If you select a school that only has specialized accreditation, be aware that your efforts may not be as accepted within academe. For better or worse, there are various levels of respect associated with the different accrediting agencies and the regional agencies are considered the standard. However, four relevant specialized agencies are:

The Institution Accreditation database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education lists all recognized accreditation agencies as well as institutions accredited by a recognized agency.

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