un·​ac·​cred·​it·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈkre-də-təd How to pronounce unaccredited (audio) \

Definition of unaccredited

: not recognized as meeting prescribed standards or requirements : not accredited an unaccredited institution As the school was unaccredited and still didn't offer degrees (as opposed to certificates), they were ineligible for federal loans.— Leslie Spenser

Examples of unaccredited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some professional licensing boards will not allow graduates from unaccredited programs to sit for licensure; the ramifications are almost endless. Edward Conroy, Forbes, 24 Apr. 2022 The unaccredited school is structured like a typical college experience and offers 10 majors, including business, theater, music, dance and health and wellness. Meg Dunn, CNN, 28 Apr. 2022 Much of the support for Mazar’s digs, for example, came from a New York Jewish philanthropist and an unaccredited Christian college in Oklahoma. Andrew Lawler, Scientific American, 1 Apr. 2022 Nobody knows how many unaccredited dog trainers are operating in the U.S. NBC News, 14 Feb. 2022 Brink said there are also many unaccredited exotic animal parks in the U.S. that are breeding a surplus of animals that have nowhere to go, so many just disappear. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Jan. 2022 The daylong test is given remotely in June or October and is required for those studying law through an apprenticeship or at an unaccredited law school, according to the State Bar of California. Joseph Pisani, WSJ, 14 Dec. 2021 The vast majority of clinics currently advertising stem cell treatments are not approved by the FDA, are unaccredited, and are not reimbursed by insurance. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2021 Mercury Auto Transport holds an unaccredited B rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with a 4.76 out of 5-star customer score. Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unaccredited

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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13 May 2022

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“Unaccredited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaccredited. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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