Independence University IS ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES (ACCSC).

FIND OUT WHAT ACCREDITATION MEANS FOR YOU

Accreditation is the standard against which universities are evaluated for the quality of their education. Choosing Independence University means choosing an online program that’s held to high standards.

Independence University'S ACCREDITORS



ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

Independence University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The ACCSC is an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


Contact Info:
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
703-247-4212


COMMISSION ON COLLEGIATE NURSING EDUCATION

The Bachelor of Science Completion in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing Administration, and Master of Science in Nursing Education degree programs at Independence University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

www.ccneaccreditation.org



COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR RESPIRATORY CARE

The Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) (www.coarc.com). The Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of November 2013.


Contact Info:
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
817-283-2835


www.coarc.com


RT Accredited Programs Outcomes
www.coarc.com/Students/Programmatic-Outcome-Data.aspx

Independence University's Commitment to Excellence

Attend a nonprofit, accredited university

Why is nonprofit important?
As a nonprofit college, we do not have shareholders, investors, or forprofit owners. This means our focus is 100% on our students and their success. Moreover, as a nonprofit college we have the freedom invest our resources into our students, the qulaity of our programs, and the student support sevices critical for online programs.


What does accredited mean?
Independence University's accredited status means the university has met specific standards for curriculum, educational delivery, faculty qualifications, and facilities. Accreditation also means that IU is subjected to ongoing peer review and examination by outside evaluators to ensure a committment to quality education.


Why does it matter?
Accreditation is important becasue it ensures continued improvment and shows the college' s committment to meeting a rigourous set of quality standards. Accreditation is also important becasue its a requirment for students to particpate in federal financial aid programs which help make college more affordable.

Military Affiliations

YELLOW RIBBON

For military veterans who are eligible for the Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill and whose fees exceed the annual cap, the Department of Veteran Affairs will cover half of your remaining tuition and fees for the fiscal year.

DANTES

Independence University and DANTES will assist you to see if any of your military experience qualifies you to receive college credit.

MYCAA

This benefit provides educational assistance to active-duty servicemember spouses who are pursuing an Associate’s degree or completing a certificate program.

HIGH-VALUE EDUCATION

At Independence University, we maintain a commitment to honesty, fairness, and value in education. IU staff and faculty are accountable to one another, the higher education community, our students and graduates, and our employers and partners.

CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT

IU works to provide the latest technology, career trends, and employment demands. With the assistance of our Program Advisory Committee, we continuously review and enhance our program offerings, curriculum, services, and operation.