Private Career School Students
School Accreditations and Accrediting Agencies
The U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) provides a list of approved accrediting agencies. To access the list, please visit the Office of Postsecondary Education's (OPE) website. Please note that when looking up a school or an accrediting agency on OPE's website, you must use the exact name of the school.
What does it mean when a school is accredited? To learn what accreditation means for you and the institution you are considering attending, please visit the USDOE's website on "Accreditation in the United States." In addition, more information on accreditation can be found through the following links: