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Institutional & Programmatic Accreditation

  • Everest is in the process of transitioning its primary accreditation to a new national accrediting body, and expects that process to be complete in early 2017.

    Currently, Everest is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas, associates, bachelors and masters degrees. However, as of December 12, 2016, ACICS is no longer recognized by the Department of Education. ACICS is located at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002-4223; (202) 336-6780.

    Everest has 18 months following the December 12, 2016 loss of its Department-recognized accrediting agency (i.e., until June 12, 2018), to find a new accrediting agency to maintain eligibility to receive funds under Title IV, HEA program. If Everest does not obtain accreditation within that 18 month period, the institution would no longer be eligible to receive funds under Title IV, HEA programs. As noted above, Everest anticipates accreditation under a new accrediting body well before this 18 month deadline.

    Any student who has a complaint relating to Title IV eligibility or administration, the quality of education received at Everest, or otherwise relating to the accreditation standards of its former accrediting agency can submit that complaint to the School directly and/or to any of the following: The Department of Education’s Student Complaint website; the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Room 226T, Austin, Texas 78778-0001; the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), Office of General Counsel, P.O. Box 12788, Austin, Texas 78711-2788; the Texas Attorney General at P.O. Box 12548, Austin, Texas 78711-2548; or the Texas Attorney General Consumer Protection Division, P.O. Box 12548, Austin, Texas 78711-2548.

Approvals

  • Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.
  • This campus has received Certificates of Authorization to grant degrees from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, Texas.
  • Approved for the training of Veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code.
  • Approved and regulated by the Department of Homeland Security to accept international students.

* Copies of accreditation, approval and membership documentation are available for inspection at the campus. Please contact the campus president to review this material.

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