How Our Accreditation Benefits You

Accreditation is a distinction granted to any institution meeting or exceeding the stated criteria of educational quality. 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

We're proud of our accreditation because it sets us apart. It's an accreditation that shows the strength of our academic programs and instruction. Our accreditation means that our campus:

  • 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.

Accreditation

The Everest University campuses in Florida are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas, Associate's 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.  The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) is located at 750 First Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002; (202) 336-6780.

The University is a non-sectarian, coeducational institution with authority to confer Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees and diplomas.  

The University is licensed by means of accreditation by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Florida Commission for Independent Education, Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite #1414 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; telephone (888) 224-6684.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are approved by the by the Florida State Approving Agency for Veterans Training.

Online programs offered at Everest University:

  • Accounting (Associate)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's)
  • Applied Management (Associate)
  • Applied Management (Bachelor's)
  • Business (Associate)
  • Business (Bachelor's)
  • Business Administration (Master's)
  • Computer Information Science (Associate)
  • Computer Information Science (Bachelor's)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice (Master's)
  • Homeland Security (Associate)
  • Homeland Security (Bachelor's)
  • Paralegal (Associate)
  • Paralegal (Bachelor's)
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