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Career and College Planning

College Entrance Exams

Florida

College Planning -- General

Higher Education Agencies

Accrediting Agencies

What is college accreditation?

Accreditation is a voluntary, independent review of educational programs to determine that the education provided is of uniform and sound quality. Being awarded accreditation ensures that an institution has been evaluated and that it met set standards of quality determined by the accrediting organization granting the accreditation. A college or university's accreditation is maintained by continued adherence to the set criteria.