Why Does Accreditation Matter?

Accreditation is all about ensuring the quality of your college education. You need to be confident that your investment is worthwhile, and that the education provided by an institution of higher education meets an acceptable level of quality.

At StraighterLine, we believe students need access to an affordable education that provides far more. That is why we are 100% committed to providing our students with online courses that meet, or exceed, the highest levels of quality education standards available anywhere in the country.

Here are some of the key quality standards you can count on with StraighterLine:

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All StraighterLine courses go through an intensive quality review process by ACE CREDIT prior to being available to students. ACE CREDIT has evaluated and recommended all StraighterLine courses for credit. Once you have completed a StraighterLine course, you are eligible to receive an ACE Transcript for credit transfer purposes. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their schools course and degree programs.

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StraighterLine courses have been recognized by The Distance Education Accrediting Council and received “Approved Quality Curriculum” (AQC) status, a quality recognition designed explicitly for providers of online courses.The DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority on quality assessment of distance education.

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StraighterLine currently holds an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau, and an over 90% totally satisfied customer satisfaction rating. Our dedicated Student Advisors are focused on student success, and we’ve found that students who succeed at StraighterLine, succeed at the school where they complete their degree.

An Accredited Network

All 90+ StraighterLine Partner Colleges are accredited and many of them rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. Partnering with accredited schools allow students to take individual online courses through StraighterLine and then transfer them directly into the accredited college where they plan on earning their degree.

To talk to an Enrollment Counselor about accreditation and to start planning a path to your degree, call us at (877) 787-8375 , email us at [email protected] or live chat now. We are here to help.