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About National & Regional Accreditation

National & Regional Accreditation is evaluation of the quality of higher education institutions and programs. It is a major way that students, families, employers and government officials know that an institution or program provides a quality education. Being accredited is important for a college, university, or program because:

  • Students wishing to apply for grants and loans are required to attend a college, university, or program that is accredited.
  • Employers seek candidates from accredited college, university, or program is accredited and also ask of the accreditation status before deciding to provide tuition assistance to current employees.
  • In order to be eligible for federal grants and loans or other federal funds, the government requires that a college, university, or program be accredited.
  • The authorities require accredited programs to allow students to sit for licensure examinations in various professional fields.

Institution Search

CHEC has a complete directory of accredited institutes that includes high schools, colleges and universities.

Military Service Members

Various online learning programs are offered to both active and veteran military service members.

Financial Aid Programs

Several institutes’ offers financial aid programs for students from around the world.

Credit Transfer

Various online learning programs are offered to both active and veteran military service members.

High Standard of Education

CHEC mission is to assure and maintain high education standards and compliance with predetermined accreditation standards.

Accredited Academic Institutes

CHEC offers accreditation services for online high schools which offers courses and career

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A warm welcome to all from Council of Higher Education Commission!

Council of Higher Education Commission is a pioneer in the academic accreditation and equalization. Our accreditation model ensures that international education standards have been met by the institutes applied for our accreditation. We make sure that institutes accredited by us maintain the education standards and meets the standards of the industry. Our focus is to recognize, support and encourage high-quality education for students.

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