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Regional Accrediting Commissions

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    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and several locations internationally.

     http://www.msche.org/

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits colleges and universities in the six New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Two institutions in Greece, three in Switzerland, and one in Bulgaria, Bermuda, and Lebanon, respectively, are also affiliated with CIHE.

     http://cihe.neasc.org/

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools – The Higher Learning Commission

  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools – The Higher Learning Commission accredits institutions in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming. 

    http://www.ncahlc.org/

    Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits institutions in the seven states in the Northwest region: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

     http://www.nwccu.org/

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges accredits degree-granting institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

    http://www.sacscoc.org/

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges – Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities

  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges – Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities accredits colleges and universities offering the baccalaureate degree and above in California, Hawai'i, the Territories of Guam and American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

    http://wascsenior.org/