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Regional Accrediting Agencies

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

New England Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming

Northwest Association of Colleges and Schools, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia

Western Association of Colleges and Schools, Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities

California, Hawaii, and Guam