Office of Educator Licensure

Recognized Accrediting Organizations

To find out if your College or University is accredited by any of the DESE recognized organizations listed below, contact your institution or use the links below for assistance.



* The Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges disbanded and split into two separate organizations, with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) handling the accreditation of institutions of higher education and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools handling the accreditation of primary and secondary schools. with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) handling the accreditation of institutions of higher education and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools handling the accreditation of primary and secondary schools.

Last Updated: September 30, 2018

 
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