In accordance with the 2006 CHEA Recognition Policy and Procedures, Paragraph 40 and the 2010 CHEA Recognition Policy and Procedures, Paragraph 43, these summaries of recognition status describe the formal actions taken by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Board of Directors with regard to accrediting organizations seeking recognition by CHEA and change of recognized scope of accreditation. The summaries are listed alphabetically by accreditor. The number of institutions or programs recorded for each recognized organization is based on 2014 (degree verification) data. Click on the name of the accrediting organization to read the full recognition decision summary.
* Formerly the Distance Education and Training Council.
Name change effective January 1, 2015.