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INDEPENDENT AND AFFORDABLE EDUCATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS FOR SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS OF SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES ™

 

ACESSU is not for profit Educational Accreditation and Membership Association. Our not for profits status structured in the way, that organization is not creating any profits. All collected proceeds are used for charitable educational activities, advancement and improvement of the quality and accessibility of education around the world.  

 

Accreditation Council for Educational Standards of Schools and Universities™ proudly announces that no collected funds ever used for the benefits of any individual or entity. All collected proceeds are used only for educational activities, advancement of education, and improvement of the quality and accessibility of education around the World. This is our main difference from all other accrediting agencies.

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SCHEDULE OF FEES

      Must read: “INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATIONS” ->


Must read: “INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS” ->


                       Must read: “ACESSU™ MEMBERSHIPS” ->

No accreditations will be issued without on-site institutional examination and assessment (see also page REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITATION).

All requests for information related to accreditations process must be sent from the official electronic mail server that belongs to the educational institution that is seeking accreditation or any form of other services.

Any accreditation, association and recognition requests must be sent from the official electronic mail server that belongs to the educational institution that is seeking accreditation or any form of other services.

Any request for accreditation, association and/or recognition must be originated from the official representative of the educational institution that is seeking accreditation or any form of other services and such request must be sent from the official electronic mail server that belongs to the educational institution that is seeking services.

Request for official institution email account is not applicable for individuals that are wishing to join ACESSU™ as non-institutional members (such as students, scientists, professionals, community and business leaders, and any other person desiring to establish Association Membership in our institution; these individuals may use any email accounts).

MEMBERSHIPS BY ACCREDITATIONS

Accreditations are based on five-year intervals.

Any institution has an option to withdraw from accreditation after expiration of each full year of accreditation.

Payments can be submitted on yearly basis (any partial year will be prorated), or for the entire period of accreditation.

Certificates are issued only for the paid periods.

It is up to our discretion to initiate additional on-site institutional examination after each five-year interval. Decision for additional on-site examination is based on the number of complaints received and some other additional factors.

For newly established relationship with educational institutions/programs, each initial new accreditation starts with two-year period of candidacy (exceptions apply for institutions with established educational history). 

ACESSU RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO ACCEPT REQUEST FOR ACCREDITATION FROM ANY INSTITUTION AND FOR ANY REASON.  

Request for Accreditation Fee (non-refundable/request only/this is not an accreditation): $300 USD

Each educational institution desiring to receive accreditation from the ACESSU must pay $300 USD fee (non-refundable, accepted or not) for the initial evaluation of the eligibility for accreditation.  

Initial Accreditation Application Fee: $600 USD (non-refundable).

Fee must be paid at the time when institution received approval for the submission of Accreditation Application.  

Processing of Documents and Initial Evaluation Visit Fee for educational institutions located on the continental part of the United States (as a part of accreditation procedure): CONTACT ACESSU FOR CURRENT COSTS 

Processing of Documents and Initial Evaluation Visit Fee for educational institutions located outside of the United States (as a part of accreditation procedure):  CONTACT ACESSU FOR CURRENT COSTS 

Initial evaluation Fee for each Educational Program submitted for accreditation (paid in addition to the institution evaluation fees):  CONTACT ACESSU FOR CURRENT COSTS (one educational program is covered by the Initial Evaluation Visit Fee).  

AS A PART OF ACCREDITATION PROCESS, EACH ACCREDITED INSTITUTION PAYS YEARLY MAINTENANCE FEES AS FOLLOWING (first year of accreditation has no maintenance fees and covered by the initial evaluation fee):  

Annual Maintenance Fee for accredited educational institution (General Fee): $1,500 USD (institutional accreditation or programmatic).  

Annual Maintenance Fee for each accredited educational program (that is accredited by ACESSU) of the educational institution (paid in addition to the General Fee): $300 USD  

Accreditation period is five years with option to renew accreditation for the additional accreditation period.

Fees are the same for each accredited institution for the duration of each accreditation period.  

FEES FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION RENEWING ACCREDITATION FOR THE ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATION PERIOD.  

Renewal Application Fee (upon expiration of initial accreditation period): $600 USD  

Annual Maintenance Fee for accredited educational institution (General Fee): $1,500 USD (institutional accreditation or programmatic).  

Annual Maintenance Fee for each accredited educational program (that is accredited by ACESSU) of the educational institution (paid in addition to the General Fee): $300 USD.  

Accreditation period for renewals is five years with option to renew accreditation for the additional accreditation period.

Fees are the same for each accredited institution for the duration of each accreditation period.  

GENERALLY, IT IS NOT REQUIRED TO INITIATE EVALUATION VISIT FOR ALREADY ACCREDITED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION THAT IS PLANNING TO RENEW ACCREDITATION FOR THE ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATION PERIOD. HOWEVER, IT IS UP TO THE DISCRETION OF THE ACESSU TO MAKE THIS DECISION. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS THAT HAVE MINIMAL NUMBER OF COMPLAINTS FROM STUDENTS USUALLY ARE NOT SUBJECTED TO THE ADDITIONAL EVALUATION VISIT DURING ACCREDITATION RENEWAL PROCESS.

MEMBERSHIPS BY RECOGNITIONS

Recognitions are offered to educational institutions and educational programs as a form of additional assurance of the educational quality. Recognitions can be offered only to educational institutions that already accredited by accreditation agencies that are considered to be acceptable by ACESSU.

Educational institutions that are accredited by ACESSU are automatically recognized.

Request for Recognition Fee (non-refundable): $300 USD

Each educational institution desiring to receive accreditation from the ACESSU must pay $300 USD fee (non-refundable, accepted or not) for the initial evaluation of the eligibility.

Application Fee: $600 USD  

Membership Fee (paid on annual basis): $1,500 USD

Eligibility evaluation must be performed every five years with recognition intervals of five years. Payments can be submitted on yearly basis or can be pre-paid for five years. Any partial year (initial) will be prorated. Membership can continue upon payment of annual fee for each year of membership. Membership certificates are issued only for pre-paid membership year(s). ACESSU has right to revoke membership for the reasons that are incompatible with ACESSU policies on good conduct.

Certificates are issued only for the paid periods.

MEMBERSHIPS OUTSIDE OF ACCREDITATIONS OR RECOGNITIONS

These memberships are not based on accreditations or recognitions, it is a form of educational alliance for improvement of the quality of education in order to advance common goals and to secure common interests in the development of education. Any professional and/or business organizations are encouraged to apply (see page: REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS).

INSTITUTIONAL EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE MEMBERSHIPS: $500 USD per each year.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS

Individual memberships are offered for any person interested in the advancement of educational quality.

Employees of Universities, Colleges, Schools, Faculty Members, Teachers and other teaching and related professions: $300 USD per each calendar year.

CORPORATE AND BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPS

Corporate memberships are offered for any corporation or business entities that are interested in the advancement and development of educational quality.

Please contact for updated costs. Corporate and business membership fees are starting from $3,000 level (all collected are used for advancements of low-cost education).

CERTIFICATES

CERTIFICATES ISSUED TOGETHER WITH ACCREDITATION, RECOGNITION, OR MEMBERSHIP

Certificates are issued on yearly basis, after payment is received and processed (unless institution pays for the entire period of accreditation, recognition or membership). Certificate will reflect valid dates for accreditation, recognition, or membership.

Certificate costs:

Free, if electronic Certificate requested (mailed by electronic mail in PDF format);

$25 USD for printed Certificate, plus actual cost of shipping/mailing to your location (no mailing costs will be added for sending certificate by regular mail in unenforced/regular envelope).

EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS EVALUATIONS

Please see corresponding pages.

 

See also page “Accreditations in the United States” ->

See also page “The United States Department of Education” ->

 

 

 

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