CIQG Membership List

April 2021

The CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) advances understanding of international quality assurance and promotes high-quality higher education in today’s competitive and international world. CIQG membership is open to higher education institutions, higher education associations, national quality assurance and accreditation bodies, government agencies, corporations, businesses, foundations and individuals around the world. Members are also invited to become signatories to the CIQG Memorandum of Affiliation, affirming their commitment to the CIQG International Quality Principles.

Current CHEA Institutional Members are also members of CIQG.

* Fiscal year is July 1 - June 30. "•" indicates membership.

Members Country/Region Member FY20* Member FY21* Signed MOA
AAMFT - Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) United States  
Academic Information Centre (AIC) Latvia  
Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences (ACCHS) United States    
Accreditation Agency Curacao (AAC) Curaçao
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) United States
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) United States    
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) United States
Accreditation Council for Chinese Business Education (ACCBE) Taiwan  
Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC) United Kingdom
Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP) Philippines  
Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges & Universities United States    
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) United States    
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, WASC (ACCJC) United States    
Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications (ACCGC) United States  
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) United States  
Agencia Acreditadora Acredit Acción Chile    
Agencia Acreditadora de Chile  Chile    
Agencia Acreditadora para la calidad de la Educación Superior, Qualitas S.A. QUALITAS Chile    
Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE) Croatia
American International University Bangladesh Bangladesh
American University of Armenia Armenia
American University of Bahrain (AUBH) Bahrain  
American University of Iraq, Sulaimani Iraq    
American University of the Middle East (AUM) Kuwait  
Asia Theological Association (ATA) Philippines    
Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools (AARTS) United States  
Australian Institute of Business Australia    
Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) United States    
Bahamas Baptist Community College (BBCC) Bahamas  
Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) Barbados  
Alan Bostakian Canada  
Brighton College United States
California State University, Northridge United States
Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine & Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) Jamaica  
CGFNS International, Inc. United States    
Charisma University Turks & Caicos Islands    
Peter P T Cheung Hong Kong SAR China  
China Education Association for International Exchange China    
Comités Interinstitucionales para la Evaluación de la Educación Superior (CIEES) Mexico  
Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) United Arab Emirates    
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) United States  
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) United States    
Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) United States    
COMSATS University Islamabad Pakistan    
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) United States  
Council for Higher Education, Israel (CHE) Israel
College of Nursing and Advanced Health Professions United States    
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) United States
Dominican College of Blauvelt United States
Education & Training Quality Authority (BQA) Bahrain  
Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ) Macau SAR China  
Effat University Saudi Arabia  
El Consejo de Acreditación de Ciencias Administrativas, Contables y Afines (CACECA) Mexico  
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University United States
Enugu State University of Science and Technology Nigeria  
Eurasian Сentre for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Health Care (ECAQA) Kazakhstan
European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) Belgium
European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE) Belgium  
Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior (FIMPES) Mexico
Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) Malaysia  
Franklin University United States
Fuller Theological Seminary United States
German Accreditation Council (GAC) Germany  
Global Humanistic University (GHU) Curaçao  
Fabrice Hénard France    
High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (Hcéres) France    
Higher Colleges of Technology, (All Campuses) United Arab Emirates

Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan(HEEACT)

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) Lebanon
Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) Hong Kong  
Hotel Schools of Distinction United States    
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Canada  
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University Saudi Arabia  
Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR) Kazakhstan  
Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA) Kazakhstan  
Indus Business Academy, Bangalore India  
Inter American University of Puerto Rico United States
International Board of Standards (IBS) United States  
Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE) Japan    
Kandahar University Afghanistan    
Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA) Japan  
Kardan University Afghanistan    
Khawarizmi International College United Arab Emirates    
Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau Macau
King Abdulaziz University (KAU) Saudi Arabia  
King Faisal University Saudi Arabia    
Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) United Arab Emirates    
L'Autorité Nationale d'Assurance Qualité de l'enseignement Supérieur (L'NAQ-SUP) Senegal    
Lincoln University United States
Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute Italy    
Los Angeles Film School United States    
Manhattan School of Music United States
Manipur International University India
Middle East University Jordan    
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) United States    
Moravian College United States
National Accreditation & Equivalency Council of The Bahamas Bahamas  •
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) India
National Authority for Quality Assurance & Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE) Egypt  
National Bureau for Academic Accreditation and Education Quality Assurance (NBAQ) Kuwait    
National Center for Academic Accreditation and Evaluation (NCAAA) Saudi Arabia  
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) United States  
National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance, Foundation (ANQA) Armenia    
National Council for State Authorization of Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) United States  
National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education (NIAD-QE) Japan
National Register of Health Service Psychologists United States    
National Universities Commission (NUC) Nigeria  
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) United States    
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) United States    
New Mexico Higher Education Department United States    
Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment Thailand    
Ontario College Quality Assurance Service (OCQAS) Canada
Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance (OUCQA) Canada
Peregrine Academic Services United States  
Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) Philippines
Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) Philippines  
Pillar College United States
PMI - Global Accreditation Center for Project Management United States  
Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board (PEQAB) Canada  
Qassim University Saudi Arabia  
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Ireland
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA-UK) United Kingdom
Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education Saudi Arabia    
Liz Reisberg United States    
Samoa Qualifications Authority (SQA) Samoa    
South African Theological Seminary South Africa    
Stratford University United States
Sullivan University United States
Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association (TWAEA) Taiwan  
TCM International Institute United States
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Australia  
The British Accreditation Council (BAC) United Kingdom    
The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) United States  
The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE-COA) United States  
The Council on Higher Education (CHE) South Africa    
The Forum on Education Abroad United States    
The London College, UCK United Kingdom    
The National Society of Leadership and Success United States    
The University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) Jamaica  
Tonga National Qualifications and Accreditation Board (TNQAB) Tonga    
Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) United States  
Turkish Higher Education Quality Council (THEQC) Turkey    
Ukrainian-American Concordia University (UACU) Ukraine
United Arab Emirates University United Arab Emirates
United States Sports Academy United States
Universidad Anáhuac México Mexico  
Universidad Central de Nicaragua Nicaragua  
University Grants Committee (UGC) China  
University of the Witwatersrand South Africa    
V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University Ukraine    
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) United States  
Western Governors University United States  
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) United States  
William Howard Taft University United States  

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) International Quality Group (CIQG) is an initiative associated with CHEA, a nonprofit institutional
membership organization that provides coordination of accreditation. Eligibility for membership in CIQG is based solely on criteria published in CIQG
documents. These criteria do not include any review, approval or judgment about the quality of any members. CIQG membership criteria are separate
and distinct from criteria for membership in CHEA, are not related to CHEA recognition of accrediting organizations and do not constitute or connote any evaluation by CHEA of the CIQG member. CIQG Membership does not constitute membership in or review or endorsement by CHEA.