Granted Initial Accreditation

The institution was granted Initial Accreditation based on the institution’s self-study, the report and recommendation of the evaluation team, and the response of the institution. After careful evaluation of all of the materials, the Commission determined that the institution is in substantial compliance with the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation. The judgment of “substantial compliance” is a qualitative judgment made by the Commission, consisting of peers and members of the public; in making this judgment the Commission gives principal attention to the statement of the standard for each of the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation. Institutions granted initial accreditation will undergo a comprehensive evaluation within five years.