Why is Accreditation Important?
Accrediting agencies serve as third-party entities whose purpose is to ensure that institutions and academic programs meet standards for program quality. They monitor institutional commitment to continuous improvement, and ensure that institutions of higher education meet acceptable levels of quality.
---- U.S. Department of Education - http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
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Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-COC). Learn more about this University accreditation