Applicant StatusApplicant Status indicates that an institution has achieved initial recognition and is progressing toward Quality Assurance Certification. Within ninety (90) days of receipt of application for accreditation, the CIAC will review applicant documentation for full accreditation. The granting or continuation of applicant status does not assure that accreditation will eventually be attained.
Our Accreditation Processin 7 steps
The applicant institution completes the order form for the application manual.
Fill in your Application online,offine or through consultant.
The CIAC will send the application for accreditation and procedure manual to the institution within seven (7) days .
Provide Documents to validate the info your submited earlier in your application.
Candidancy status makes your university eligible for full accreditation.you will recive points profile score & a letter.
CIAC members will visit your university to valdate the documents & info you submitted
After visit your univercity wil be e;ogoble for full accreditation along with final points profilescore,certificarte,seal & benefits
CIAC's consultants will work regularly in improving your university's points profile score throught recommendations
Full Accreditation Status
Full accreditation is for an indefinite period but renewable annually. At the end of each year a renewal fee is due along with a statement regarding any change to the quality standards & measures taken to enhance the quality of the Institution in picture.
- The applicant institution completes the Self Assessment form for the application.
- The CIAC will send the application for accreditation and procedure manual to the institution within seven (7) days of receipt of payment.
- The applicant institution then completes the application for accreditation and returns it to the CIAC.
- The CIAC reviews the application and documentation.
- The CIAC uses any obtainable methods to verify the accuracy of the information submitted.
- The assessment is performed and includes a review and examination of documentation and records submitted.
- Should there be any deficiencies, the applicant postsecondary institution may respond with a written corrective action response.
- The corrective action is reviewed by the CIAC and the outcome is communicated to the applicant postsecondary institution.
- Accreditation is granted when all concerns are resolved, and all fees are paid in full.
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Three Recognized Status Levels
An Associate institution is one that is in the process of developing their facility, curriculum, staff; policies, etc. Their institutional/educational program has been operating less than twelve months. An annual report is required.
An Candidate institution is one that has submitted an application for accreditation to the president of CIAC, and is in the process of completing their self-study. They have been in existence at least twelve months. An annual report is required.
An Accredited institution is one that has satisfactorily met all CIAC accreditation standards and has been awarded their accreditation certificate. An annual report is required.