Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Organization Overview

Founded in 1912 and officially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) is a non-profit accrediting agency responsible for the accreditation of private post-secondary educational institutions, both for-profit and non-profit, offering nondegree programs or associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in programs that aim to educate students for professional, technical or occupational careers.

General Information

Organization Name

Acronym

ACICS

Address

750 First Street NE, Suite 980
Washington
20002-4241 District of Columbia United States

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+1 (202) 336 6780

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+1 (202) 842 2593

Year of Establishment

1912

Geo Focus and Coverage

National

Number of Member Universities/Institutions

616

Recognized by

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); U.S. Department of Education


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