SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ — Everest College today announced that its San Bernardino campus has been designated an Honor Roll Institution by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a non-profit, higher education organization which accredits private postsecondary institutions in the United States and abroad.
Everest College San Bernardino was granted the maximum 8-year term of accreditation by ACICS, which has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority on education quality since 1956. Everest San Bernardino will be one of approximately 40 institutions honored at ACICS’ June 13 annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
"This is a very special honor and a tribute to our hard-working staff and faculty," said Fred Faridian, president of Everest San Bernardino. "We are delighted that ACICS has recognized our efforts to provide students with an excellent educational experience."
After passing ACICS’ rigorous assessment standards, the agency’s Executive Director and CEO Albert C. Gray said in a statement that Everest San Bernardino "demonstrated exemplary standards and a clear understanding of the ACICS Accreditation Criteria."
About Everest College
Everest College provides career-oriented diploma and degree programs in healthcare, criminal justice, skilled trades, business, paralegal, and information technology. Everest College has 11 campuses in the Southern California area – Alhambra, Anaheim, City of Industry, Gardena, Los Angeles, Ontario, Ontario Metro, Reseda, San Bernardino, Torrance, and West Los Angeles. Everest has 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest postsecondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit www.everest.edu.
Founded in 1912, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) is a national accreditor of academic institutions in the United States. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
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