What is Accreditation?


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The process of insuring that a college meets quality assurance standards is called:

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1. Students can use federal financial aid at a ________ college.

2. Transferring credits is easiest if the credits are from a _______ college.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The accreditation of a college is very important, and this quiz/worksheet will help test your understanding of different types of accreditation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Best way to ensure a school is regionally accredited
  • Accredited college in which transferring credits is the easiest
  • Type of accredited college in which students can use federal financial aid
  • Process of ensuring a college meets quality assurance standards
  • Type of accredited college employers are most likely to hire someone with a degree from

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the school accreditation lesson
  • Making connections- use your understanding of the types of accreditation in connection with transferring credits or getting a job at a certain company
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main types of accreditation, such as regional accreditation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way to be sure your school is regionally accredited

Additional Learning

To learn more about colleges and accreditation, review the corresponding lesson titled What is Accreditation? The lesson will help you:

  • Understand the importance of accreditation
  • Know the meanings of regional accreditation and national accreditation
  • Learn which types of accredited schools receive financial aid
  • Recognize schools that have fake accreditation