University Accreditation

If you choose to study in the USA, it’s important your degree is recognised and accredited to be of a standard comparable to those in the UK.

Higher education institutions in the US are accredited by several national and regional organisations. The two national accreditation bodies are:

And the six regional accreditation bodies are:

Accreditation Regions

This map can help you identify the correct regional accreditation body for the university you have chosen.

Accrediation Regions in the USA, credit: The Online College Accreditation Database

Accrediation Regions in the USA, credit: The Online College Accreditation Database