Federal Student Aid - IFAP
SFA Information for Financial Aid Professionals
U.S. Department of Education
PublicationDate: 9/1/98

Table of Contents

Table of Contents i

Accreditation in the United States 1

National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies
By the U.S. Secretary of Education 3

The National Advisory Committee
on Institutional Quality and Integrity 4

Nationally Recognized Accrediting Agencies 5

Accrediting Agencies Recognized
for their Preaccreditation Categories 26

Accrediting Agencies Recognizedfor Title IV Purposes 28

Part 602 -- Secretary's Procedures and Criteria for the Recognition of Accrediting Agencies 32

The Recognition Process 51

Table: Recognition Requirements 55

Index 56

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