The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is a United States organization of degree-granting colleges and universities. It identifies its purpose as providing national advocacy for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation in order to certify the quality of higher education accrediting organizations, including regional, faith-based, private, career, and programmatic accrediting organizations.

The organization has approximately 3,000 academic institutions as members, and currently recognizes approximately 60 accrediting organizations. CHEA is based in Washington, DC. CHEA is a member of International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies (INQAAHE).

In 2012 CHEA launched the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) to advance understanding of international quality assurance and to promote high-quality higher education through international accreditation bodies worldwide. The CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) provides a database of recognized accreditation agencies globally. It’s a non-profit, non-governmental association focused on U.S. and NON U.S. accreditation and higher education quality assurance worldwide.

Since January 25, 2018 Ukrainian-American Concordia University (UACU) has become a member of this world-renowned organization in the field of quality assurance, transparency and integrity of higher education.

CHEA International Quality Group Membership List

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