NECHE Standards for Accreditation

Standard One: Mission and Purposes

Standard Two: Planning and Evaluation

  • Planning
  • Evaluation

Standard Three: Organization and Governance

  • Governing Board
  • Internal Governance

Standard Four: The Academic Program

  • Assuring Academic Quality
  • Undergraduate Degree Programs
  • General Education
  • The Major or Concentration
  • Graduate Degree Programs
  • Transfer Credit
  • Integrity in the Award of Academic Credit

Standard Five: Students

  • Admissions
  • Student Services and Co-Curricular Experiences

Standard Six: Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship

  • Faculty and Academic Staff
  • Teaching and Learning (and advising)

Standard Seven: Institutional Resources

  • Human Resources
  • Financial Resources
  • Information, Physical, and Technological Resources

Standard Eight: Educational Effectiveness

Standard Nine: Integrity, Transparency, and Public Disclosure

  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Public Disclosure