NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED514889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Value of Accreditation
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Accreditation in the United States is a means to assure and improve higher education quality, assisting institutions and programs using a set of standards developed by peers. An institution or program that has successfully completed an accreditation review has in place the needed instructional, student support and other services to assist students to achieve their educational goals. Accreditation has helped to provide the conditions necessary for the United States to develop diverse, flexible, robust and often admired higher education. This paper describes how accreditation is carried out and how it benefits students and the public. A section on frequently asked questions about accreditation is presented.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation. One Dupont Circle Suite 510, Washington, DC 20016. Tel: 202-955-6126; Fax: 202-955-6129; e-mail: chea@chea.org; Web site: http://www.chea.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Higher Education Accreditation