Regional Accrediting Commissions
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Accredits Institutions in these locations: California, Hawaii, 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.
Higher Learning Commission
Accredits Institutions in these locations: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Accredits Institutions in these locations: Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other geographical areas outside the United States.
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Accredits Institutions in these locations: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and internationally.
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Accredits Institutions in these locations: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Accredits Institutions in these locations: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Latin America, and other Commission approved international sites.
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Accredits Institutions in these locations: California, Hawaii, and the Pacific as well as a limited number of institutions outside the U.S.
For Additional Information on Accreditation:
Council for Higher Education Accreditation: http://www.chea.org
United States Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html?src=qc