Accreditation Toolkit – Students

This section contains information on U.S. higher education accreditation to assist students, prospective students, parents, counselors and others.

Topics addressed include accreditation and its value, institutions and programs in the United States accredited by recognized accrediting organizations, distance education, transfer of credit and degree mills and the danger they pose.

Informational Videos on Accreditation

Institutions and Programs in the United States Accredited by Recognized Accrediting Organizations

Understanding Accreditation

Avoiding Degree Mills and Accreditation Mills

Digitization, Technology and Accreditation

Transfer of Credit

Quality, Accreditation and Graduate Education