US accredited, recognized worldwide
Think global, act local. That’s us. We connect local education needs with global workplace requirements. That means we’re licensed in the US – and recognized worldwide.
Nexford University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Nexford University is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.
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) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).
Licensed in D.C.
Nexford University is licensed in the District of Columbia by the Higher Education Licensure Commission (HELC) of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). Nexford serves learners from around the world and in other states within the US where the university is either exempted, approved, or licensed.
Currently, the university is not authorized to offer its programs (and therefore does not enroll students) in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Nexford University is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.
Quality Matters is a nationally recognized peer-review process that certifies the quality of online courses. It has recognized some of Nexford's courses for their commitment to quality assurance.
Nexford has set up a chapter with The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) for its Ambassadors – learners who embody the university’s values and moderate Nexford's Unofficial Facebook Group. NSLS is America’s largest leadership honor society and leadership development program. It is the only program of its kind to have earned accreditation.
Winner: Red Herring Top 100 tech companies
First ever university winners, chosen out of thousands of North American companies. Why? Our innovative data science and AI bring high quality, affordable education to learners across the world.
Inc. Regionals 2023: Mid-Atlantic
Nexford University was recently named one of the fastest growing companies in Inc. Magazine’s 4th annual Regionals: Mid-Atlantic list.
This is the first year we have received this honor, placing us within the top 25 recipients!
We’re committed to building better futures through education. To ensure we’re part of conversations that matter, we’re members of change-making associations and networks.
The School of Business and Innovation at Nexford University is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. Educational members have not yet undergone accreditation reviews and do not have business programs that are accredited by the IACBE. Please view our member status page.