In accordance with its procedure for Notification and Information Sharing (Section X), Part II Processes and Procedures, DEAC Accreditation Handbook and 34 Code of Federal Regulations ยง602.26(e)(1)&(2), within 30 days of receiving notification from an institution of its decision to resign or voluntarily withdraw from accreditation, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission provides written notice to the U.S. Secretary of Education, appropriate state licensing agencies or authorizing agencies, and the appropriate accrediting organizations and, upon request, the public. DEAC posts a notice of the institution's resignation or voluntary withdraw of accreditation on its website.

2019

Art Instruction School
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Effective Date of Withdrawal: July 1, 2019
The institution completed a teach-out of students on July 1, 2019, and closed effective July 15, 2019.

University of Philosophical Research
Los Angeles, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: June 16, 2019
The University of Philosophical Research voluntarily relinquished accreditation while operating under a Show Cause order. The Show Cause order became effective on June 22, 2018 . Resignation of accreditation of the institution and the removal of the institution from the DEAC List of Accredited Institutions is effective June 16, 2019.

Southwest University
Kenner, Louisiana
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2019

2018

California National University for Advanced Studies
Torrance, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2018
The institution completed a teach-out of students on January 19, 2018, and closed on June 20, 2018.

Inste Bible College
Ankeny, Iowa
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2018

Middleton Academy
Woodbridge, Virginia
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2018

Henley-Putnam University
San Jose, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 21, 2018

2017

William Loveland College
Loveland, CO
Effective Date Accreditation Lapsed: July 25, 2017
William Loveland College elected not to proceed with reaccreditation while operating under a Show Cause order. The Show Cause order became effective on February 27, 2017. The lapsing of the institution's accreditation was effective July 25, 2017, and the removal of the institution from the DEAC List of Accredited Institutions was effected July 28, 2017.

Allied Business Schools
Laguna Hills, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2017

2016

Ellis University
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Effective Date of Withdrawal: October 31, 2016
Ellis University voluntarily relinquished accreditation while
operating under a Show Cause order. The Show Cause order became effective on June 24, 2016. Resignation of accreditation of the institution and the removal of the institution from the DEAC List of Accredited Institutions was effective October 31, 2016.

Global University
Springfield, MO
Effective Date of Withdrawal: June 1, 2016

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
San Marcos, CA; Miami, FL; St. Augustine, FL; and Austin, TX
Effective Date of Withdrawal: May 31, 2016

Army Training Support Center
Fort Eustis, VA
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 21, 2016

Southwestern Law School Global Education Division
Los Angeles, CA
Effective Date of Withdrawal: January 29, 2016

2015

National Training, Inc.
Orange Park, Florida
Effective Date of Withdrawal: December 31, 2015

Concord Law School of Kaplan University
Los Angeles, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: December 15, 2015

California Southern University
Irvine, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: October 31, 2015

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Sherman Oaks, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: July 29, 2015

Griggs University
Berrien Springs, Michigan
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2015

Marine Corps Institute
Washington, DC
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2015

Griggs International Academy
Berrien Springs, Michigan
Effective Date of Withdrawal: February 25, 2015

Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology
Bath, Maine
Effective Date of Withdrawal: February 25, 2015

2014

World College
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Effective Date of Withdrawal: May 1, 2014
World College voluntarily relinquished institutional accreditation while operating under a Show Cause order. The Show Cause order became effective on February 13, 2014. Resignation of accreditation of the institution and the removal of the institution from the DEAC List of Accredited Institutions was effective May 1, 2014.

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Chicago, Illinois
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2014

American Institute of Applied Science
Youngsville, North Carolina
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2014

California Miramar University
San Diego, California
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2014

2013

University of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia
Effective Date of Withdrawal: June 30, 2013

Humanities and Sciences Academy of the United States
Tempe, Arizona
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2013

Humanities and Sciences Academy
Tempe, Arizona
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2013

International Commerce Secondary Schools
Tempe, Arizona
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2013

Deakin University
Geelong, VC, Australia
Effective Date of Withdrawal: March 31, 2013

2012

Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, Utah
Effective Date of Withdrawal: December 31, 2012

Rhodec International
Quincy, Massachusetts and Brighton, England
Effective Date of Withdrawal: December 31, 2012

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