Accreditation is a process of rigorous and consistent evaluation of the total quality of an institution on part of the institution as well as by peers and an accrediting organization. It involves a comprehensive process of self-evaluation, followed by an evaluation of the same by a third-party independent organization. Accreditation is like a fitness test for institutions and the qualification of the same implies that an institution is above its other peers in terms of its total capability and quality.
The new standards, varying in number based on institution type, are organized under three domains:
Learn more about AdvancED Performance Standards at www.advanc-ed.org.