accrediting agency


Definition of accrediting agency

: a state-controlled or privately supported agency authorized to grant accreditation to educational institutions

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First Known Use of accrediting agency

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Accrediting agency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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