Accreditation and Approvals

Accreditation and Approvals Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Virginia College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates, diplomas, associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

For more information on Virginia College's accrediting agency, please visit the ACICS web site.


Virginia College is currently authorized to operate campuses in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The College's online programs are approved or registered in Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming and are available in other states where no formal approval is required. The College will continue to monitor developments in state law in each state in which it enrolls students. If authorization of licensure is or becomes necessary, Virginia College will obtain such additional approvals. Virginia College is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.

Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C-658.


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