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Accreditation and Membership

ASIC: The Continents State University has gained Membership status from the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA and is listed in their International Directory, is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation), are affiliates of ENQA (European Network for Quality Assurance) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network). Verification | Click Here

AEA: The Continents State University staff members of the Commission on Foreign Credential Evaluation are memerbs of AEA. The American Evaluation Association (AEA) is a professional association for evaluators and those with a professional interest in the field of evaluation, including practitioners, faculty, students, funders, managers, and government decision-makers. Verification | Click Here

US Degree-Granting Authorization: In the United States of America, jurisdiction over degree-granting institutions rests with the individual state governments. Compliance with state regulations is a necessary condition for offering a legitimate, legal American postsecondary degree. The Continents State University authorized to award a postsecondary degree in the State of Maine as set forth by Title 20-A: EDUCATION, Part 5: POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION, Chapter 409: DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS. The University currently relying on state authorization when awarding the postsecondary degree for its students and this is considered sufficient to hold recognized credentials in the United States.

In the United States of America, jurisdiction over degree-granting institutions rests with the individual state governments. Compliance with state regulations is a necessary condition for offering a legitimate, legal American postsecondary degree. The State of Maine does not require regional or national accreditation to award a postsecondary degree. The Continents State University committed to executing the mission of operation and by seeking accreditation from a United States Department of Education recognized accreditation body as soon meeting the two years of operation with graduating two cycles of enrolled students in the longest programs.

The Continents State University does not have any offices outside the United States. Being said all countries other than the United States of America does not have any legal jurisdiction over The Continents State University unless sought by the law when seeking a physical presence in each country.

US Accreditation: Accreditation is a multi-year process of peer review and evaluation. The Continents State University is working toward accreditation through a US Department of Education-recognized accreditor.

Basic accreditation eligibility requirements:

  • Each program offered by the institution is predominantly distance education or correspondence education (51% or more).
  • The institution must be properly licensed, authorized, exempted, or approved by the applicable state educational institutional authority (or its equivalent for non-U.S. institutions).
  • At the time of initial application, the institution must have been enrolling students in current programs for two consecutive years under the present ownership.
  • There is evidence via audited or reviewed financial statements that the institution is financially sound.
  • The name being used by the institution is free from any association with any activity that could damage the reputation of the Accrediting Commission.
  • The institution, its owners, governing board members, officials, and administrators possess sound reputations and demonstrate a record of integrity and ethical conduct.