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Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Joined in June 2019

About Us

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is a private, non-profit organization that operates as a national accreditor of institutions that primarily offer distance education. Founded in 1926, the DEAC holds recognition by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Accreditation by DEAC covers all distance education activities within an institution and it provides a single source of nationally recognized accreditation from the primary school level through professional doctoral degree-granting institutions.

Our Vision

The DEAC is the preeminent accrediting organization for distance education delivered worldwide that sets high standards for academic quality inspiring

excellence in teaching, learning, and student outcomes through voluntary assessment and peer review.

Our Mission

Assuring students high quality distance education through accreditation, peer review, and institutional improvement.

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is a private, non-profit organization that operates as a national accreditor of institutions that primarily offer distance education. Founded in 1926, the DEAC holds recognition by…

Issue Areas Include

  • Education

Location

  • 1101 17th Street Northwest
    Suite 808
    Washington, DC 20036

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