AIAASC is a fully approved and recognized member in good standing with the NCPSA

Updated: Aug 27


American International Accreditation Association of Schools and Colleges (AIAASC) is a fully approved and recognized member in good standing with the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA) and has cooperative accreditation, transferability of credits, and grade placement policies and agreements with the NCPSA member accrediting associations.


US Regulations for Foreign Students of NCPSA and Member Schools

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Department of Homeland Security The Department of Homeland Security has approved NCPSA and its members’ schools to be able to accept F-1 Non-Immigrant Foreign Students into their schools upon submitting application materials. ​

United States Department of Education and the Office of Non-Public Education

The US Department of Education has listed NCPSA on its Office of Non-Public Education website and provided a link to the NCPSA website. The US Department of Education does not recognize accrediting bodies for the accreditation of private or public elementary and secondary schools. The Office of Non-Public Education is the liaison to the nonpublic school community for the U.S. Department of Education. ​

See below for a list of organizations that have successfully completed the procedures necessary to enter and advance to full recognition with NCPSA.

Accreditation International Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools American International Accreditation Association of Schools and Colleges American Montessori Society Array Global Accreditation Association of Christian Teachers and Schools Association of Independent Schools of Florida Association of Waldorf Schools of North America Christian Schools of Florida ISEI Education Association Florida Coalition of Christian Private School Accreditation Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools Florida Catholic Conference Kentucky Non-Public School Commission Middle States Association – Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools National Accreditation Board of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch National Alliance of Christian Schools National Independent Private Schools Association North American Christian School Accrediting Agency Southern Association of Independent Schools Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation


State Member Organizations TEPSAC – The Texas Private School Accreditation Commission VCPE – Virginia Council for Private Education

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