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Accreditation Information

Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Atlantic University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

The DEAC is a charter member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the leading non-governmental recognition for accrediting associations. A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Because of Atlantic University’s long-standing positive history with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), the university is no longer required to obtain a certificate to operate from SCHEV.

Nondiscrimination Disclosure

The University is fully committed to equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, religion or disability. The rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students by the University, including educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and other school-administered programs, are the same for, and available to all persons.

Consumer Information Disclosure

Distance Education Accrediting Commission
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
202.234.5100