The Meaning and Importance of Accreditation
Accreditation is a non-governmental, professional peer review process by which educational institutions and programs are provided technical assistance and are evaluated for quality based on pre-established academic and administrative standards. A primary goal of accreditation is to assist postsecondary institutions to identify and achieve goals in order to protect the public and to establish and maintain high educational standards and ethical business practices for the accredited, member schools.
Student Record Request Procedure
The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education is responsible for the preservation, storage, and management of student records from all State Board licensed Arizona postsecondary educational institutions that have ceased operation. The State Board also provides for the release of these student records to students who attended closed schools.
To obtain records from a closed school: