Accreditation

St. Peter's College In Jersey City Applies To The State For Right To Call Itself A University

After 140 years of higher education, St. Peter’s College in Jersey City has applied to the state to be considered a “university.”

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Mount Mary College to become Mount Mary University

When Mount Mary College marks its 100th anniversary in fall 2013, it will officially change its name to Mount Mary University.

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No Discipline Planned At Dickinson State After 'Diploma Mill' Audit, Says NDUS Chancellor

The chancellor of North Dakota's university system says no immediate discipline is planned for any Dickinson State University employees in the wake of an audit determining the school awarded hundreds of degrees to foreign students who didn't earn them.

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California Leads Nation in Unaccredited Schools, and Enforcement Is Lax

Dibyendu Malakar needed a graduate business degree to advance his career, but he was working full time and could not afford $100,000 or more for a two-year M.B.A. program at Berkeley, Stanford or another accredited business school. So Mr. Malakar enrolled at Frederick Taylor University, an unaccredited school in Moraga.

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The Price To Play Its Way

The library at the Duncan School of Law may look like nothing more than 4,000 hardbacks in a medium-size room, but it is actually a high-tech experiment in cost containment. Most of its resources are online, and staples like Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice and Procedure — $3,596 for the multivolume set — are not here.

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University of Montevallo Gets SACS Reaccreditation

The University of Montevallo has received reaffirmation of its SACS accreditation.

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UNO Officially Joins University Of Louisiana System

The University of New Orleans has received final approval to join the University of Louisiana System.

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