Federal Student Aid - IFAP
SFA Information for Financial Aid Professionals
U.S. Department of Education
PublicationDate: 4/1/98

Table of Contents

Table of Contents i

Accreditation in the United States 1

National Recognition of Accrediting AgenciesBy the
U.S. Secretary of Education 3

The National Advisory Committeeon Institutional
Quality and Integrity 4

Nationally Recognized Accrediting Agencies 5

Accrediting Agencies Recognizedfor their
Preaccreditation Categories 27

Accrediting Agencies Recognizedfor Title
IV Purposes 29

Part 602 -- Secretary's Procedures and Criteria
for the Recognition of Accrediting Agencies 33

The Recognition Process 52

Table: Recognition Requirements 56

Index 57