The DEAC publishes a list of the institutions scheduled for consideration at its next Commission meeting on its website. Accredited institutions, governmental and non-governmental agencies, industry members, the general public and other interested parties are invited to submit written comments pertaining to any school included on the Accrediting Commission's list. Comments should include information that will assist the Commission in making a decision regarding the accreditation action pending for an institution. Any comments received will be forwarded to the institution, which will then have an opportunity to submit a response to those comments. Comments concerning the institutions listed below should be submitted as soon as possible; the Accrediting Commission meets in January and June.

Applicants for Initial Accreditation

The following institutions have submitted applications for initial accreditation to the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Initial applicants are publicly announced by DEAC in its publications and on the DEAC website once an applicant has completed a successful Readiness Assessment. DEAC does not have a candidacy status and advises institutions not to publicize the fact that they have applied for DEAC accreditation so that students will not be misled into enrolling based on the impression that the institution will become accredited. The following institutions have submitted applications for their initial grant of accreditation:

  • Engineering Institute of Technology, Kalispell, MT
  •  Setanta College, Tipperary, Ireland
  • Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine, Santa Fe, NM
  • University of Mansford, Norwalk, CA
  • Unmanned Vehicle University, Phoenix, AZ
  • UNAD Florida, Sunrise, FL
  • WorldQuant University, New Orleans, LA

Applicants for Renewal of Accreditation

The following institutions have submitted applications for their renewal of accreditation to the Distance Education Accrediting Commission:

  • American National University, Salem, VA
  • American Business and Technology University, St. Joseph, MO
  • Anaheim University, Anaheim, CA
  • Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development, Ames, IA
  • Catholic Distance University, Charles Town, WV
  • Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL
  • Doral College, Doral, FL
  • Huntington University of Health Sciences, Knoxville, TN
  • Moreland University, Washington, DC
  • New Learning Resources Online, Jackson, MS 
  • Rockbridge Seminary, Springfield, MO
  • Sarasota University, Sarasota, FL
  • Shiloh University, Kalona, IA
  • University of Management and Technology, Arlington, VA
  • Weston Distance Learning, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
    Weston Distance Learning includes the following divisions:
    • U.S. Career Institute, Fort Collins, CO
    • At-Home Professions, Fort Collins, CO

If you have any comments concerning these institutions, please contact the Director of Accreditation, Nan Ridgeway.

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