The purposes of accreditation include:
- Assess and enhance the educational quality of an institution
- Assure consistency in institutional operations
- Promote institutional improvement
- Provide for public accountability
Our accreditation means that our school:
- Is recognized as a qualified institution of higher learning with approved programs of study that meet recognized academic standards.
- Employs a professional staff.
- Has sufficient facilities and equipment.
Our campuses voluntarily undergo periodic accrediting evaluations by teams of qualified examiners including subject experts and specialists in occupational education and private school administration.
The Everest University campuses in Florida are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees.
The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS is located at 750 First Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002; (202) 336-6780.
Notice to students and prospective students: Everest’s campuses in Brandon, Pompano Beach, and South Orlando have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”) based on retention and placement rates reported to ACICS in 2014 and 2015.
Everest University is a non-sectarian, coeducational institution with authority to confer associate, bachelor's, master's degrees and diplomas.
Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free number (888) 224-6684.
Online programs offered at Everest University:
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