Academic Accreditation

The United States Distance Learning Accreditation Council (USDLAC) is an independent not-for-profit global accreditation agency responsible for regulating and assuring sustainable quality education in all academic institutions/universities worldwide. USDLAC accreditation is recognized as the mark of educational excellence in the private and government sector.

The USDLAC assess the overall performance of academic institutions and provides international accreditation after rigorous evaluation. USDLAC follows a well-thought and carefully designed quality assurance framework to maintain the integrity of education and standards of learning worldwide, offering expansive support services, assistance and development opportunities to students, faculty and educational entities.

Types of Institutions Accredited by USDLAC

  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Training Institutes

USDLAC Accreditation Facts

  • 225


  • 120


  • 2,753

    Academic Institutes

  • 150,000

    Academic Programs

USDLAC Criteria For Accreditation

Parameter I - Mission

The mission and academic standards of the educational institutions must be clear and understandable by the general public. The nature and scope of the institution must be expressed publicly. The emphasis on research, scholarships, and academic programs of the institution should be made known to the public.

I. Educational institutions undertake to clarify the purpose of higher education institutions, provide instructions for their efforts and approve by the Steering Committee a widely publicized mission statement derived from the community and generally understood by the community.

II. Educational institutions define the achievements of the mission in the context of purpose, characteristics and expectations. By definition, it clarifies the institutional achievements or results that indicate the limits or scope of India's achievement.

Parameter II - Integrity

The Educational institution must be operating with integrity, fulfilling their mission through structures and processes that involve boards of directors, administration, faculty, staff and students.

I. The governance and administrative structure of the institution is of such that it promotes leadership and supports processes that function in alignment to the fulfilment of its mission

II. The institute takes measures to protect its integrity and sanctity

Parameter III - Student Learning and Effective Teaching

The Educational institution furnishes evidence of the effective teaching methods and student learning, reflecting that the institute is working to fulfill its mission.

I. Institute has comprehensive learning outcomes listed for every educational program they offer, clearing stating their goals for student learning, making it possible to effectively assess students.

II. The institution values and supports effective teaching.

III. The institution creates effective learning environments.

IV. The institution's learning resources support student learning and effective teaching.

Parameter IV - Application of Knowledge

The Educational institution encourages a life of learning for its faculty, administration, staff, and students by fostering and supporting inquiry, creativity, practice, and social responsibility in ways consistent with its mission.

I. the institution demonstrates its stated quality of education through the actions of its board members, administrators, students, faculty, and staff.

II. The institution displays that it values the life of learning through the actions of its board members, administrators, students, faculty, and staff.

III. The institution proves that all of its educational programs exercise intellectual inquiry and foster the that acquisition of knowledge and skills

IV. The institution assesses the usefulness of its curricula to students who will live and work in a global, diverse, and technological society.

V. The institution provides support to ensure that faculty, students, and staff acquire, discover, and apply knowledge responsibly.

Parameter V - Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness

The institution is well-prepared for any futuristic challenges that it may encounter. Has well-thought plans for the institutes future and that the institute is self-sufficient in terms of fulfilling’s its mission, provided the current resources, structures and processes.

I. The institution realistically prepares for a future shaped by multiple societal and economic trends.

II. The institution's resource base supports its educational programs and its plans for maintaining and strengthening their quality in the future.

III. All levels of planning align with the institution's mission, thereby enhancing its capacity to fulfill that mission.

Accreditation Process

  • Register Online

    Submit the details of your institution that you seek to get accredited

  • Submit Documents

    Provide all required documents to initiate the accreditation process

  • Candidate Status

    Your documents will undergo a procedural examination & verification

  • Evaluation Process

    USDLAC evaluators assess and scrutinize the institute for a decision

  • Accreditation Status

    Institute receives accreditation license along with other benefits