Accreditation

An Accredited Institution of Higher Learning

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

Our accreditation status is important to our students, and we are proud that Lincoln College of New England is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.  Lincoln College of New England is also accredited by the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education.

Accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. indicates that Lincoln College of New England meets or exceeds the criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer group review process.  An accredited school or college is one which demonstrates institutional integrity, has the necessary resources available to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is engaged in doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future.

Lincoln College of New England will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit October 22-25, 2017, by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

For the past year and a half, Lincoln College of New England has been engaged in a process of self-study, addressing the Commission's Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution. Following a review process, the Commission itself will take the final action.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the institution; for details, click here.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Lincoln College of New England is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.  Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 
New England Association of Schools and Colleges 
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100 
Burlington, Massachusetts 01803 
781-425-7714 
E-Mail: cihe@neasc.org 
http://www.neasc.org/

PROGRAMMATIC ACCREDITATIONS

In addition to our institutional accreditation standing through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., several Lincoln College of New England programs are distinguished through their recognition by programmatic accreditation bodies.

 

RECIPROCITY

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) - As a SARA-approved instutition, Lincoln College of New England is a verified, trusted provider of postsecondary distance education. SARA provides processes that make state authorizations more effective and efficient, and is a mark of integrity and quality among online learning programs. To learn more about SARA and its mission, visit www.NC-Sara.org.

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