For a school to be eligible to apply for participation in the accreditation process, the following initial requirements apply:

  • The school must be a member of ACISC™ .
  • The school must be committed to continuous school improvement.
  • The school must continue to adhere to the ACISC™  Membership Standard and the ACISC™  Code of Ethics after becoming a ACISC™ member.
  • The school must have been in operation for at least two full academic years.
  • The whole school must be ready to be included within the accreditation process – accreditation is not offered to a part of a school.

ACISC™ member schools interested in applying for ACISC™ International Accreditation, please contact [email protected]

Learn more about applying for ACISC™ school membership.

One of the first steps any prospective student should take before enrolling in a college or university, is to verify whether or not the school is accredited by a recognized accrediting agency. ACISC™ is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

The robust relationships between our member universities and member schools are a key element in our mission to shape the future of international education.

ACISC™ is a membership community working collaboratively to shape international education through professional services to schools, higher education institutions, and individuals. Global citizenship is the centre of everything we do at ACISC™  to support our members.