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Institutional Accreditation

Charter College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)*. ABHES is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

CLASSIFICATION OF FACILITIES

The following classifications apply to facilities institutionally accredited by ABHES; other regulatory bodies may have different designations.

Facility Classification
Vancouver, Washington Non-Main
Fife, Washington Separate Educational Center of Vancouver
Lacey, Washington Separate Educational Center of Vancouver
Farmington, New Mexico Separate Educational Center of Vancouver
Pasco, Washington Non-Main
East Wenatchee, Washington Separate Educational Center of Pasco
Yakima, Washington Separate Educational Center of Pasco
Anchorage, Alaska Main
Trades Building in Anchorage, Alaska Separate Educational Center of Anchorage
Wasilla, Alaska Separate Educational Center of Anchorage
Billings, Montana Separate Educational Center of Anchorage
Missoula, Montana Separate Educational Center of Anchorage
Oxnard, California Non-Main
Canyon Country, California Separate Educational Center of Oxnard
Lancaster, California Separate Educational Center of Oxnard

*Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
6116 Executive Blvd. Suite 730, North Bethesda, MD 20852
www.abhes.org
info@abhes.org
Phone: 301-291-7550

Programmatic Accreditation

The associate nursing program at Charter College at the Anchorage campus located in Anchorage, Alaska is accredited by the:

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
404-975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm.

Charter College and Charter Institute, a Division of Charter College, campuses are authorized by the following agencies

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program at Charter College-Anchorage is approved by the Alaska Board of Nursing, 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1500, Anchorage, AK 99501, 907-269-8161. 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN NURSING

The associate nursing program at Charter College at the Anchorage campus located in Anchorage, Alaska is accredited by the:

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
404-975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm

The following Charter College locations are licensed to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Charter College-Canyon Country 
Charter College-Lancaster 
Charter College-Oxnard

Charter College is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. 

Charter College – Anchorage, Billings, and Missoula have received the necessary authorization from the Board of Regents of the Montana University System to offer postsecondary degree programs in the State of Montana.

Charter Institute, a Division of Charter College – Farmington is state authorized to operate by the New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-2100, (505) 476-8400, to offer certificates.

Charter College – Anchorage is approved to offer online programs to New Mexico students in compliance with the Post-Secondary Educational Institution Act of the New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-2100, (505) 476-8400.

Charter College – Salt Lake is state registered to operate by the State of Utah, Department of Commerce, Division of Consumer Protection, 160 East 300 South, 2nd Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6704, (801) 530-6601. REGISTERED UNDER THE UTAH POSTSECONDARY PROPRIETARY SCHOOL ACT (Title 13, Chapter 34, Utah Code). Registration under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act does not mean that the State of Utah supervises, recommends, nor accredits the institution. It is the student’s responsibility to determine whether credits, degrees, or certificates from the institution will transfer to other institutions or meet employers’ training requirements. This may be done by calling the prospective school or employer.

The Certificate in Pharmacy Technician programs at Charter College-Vancouver, Lacey, and Fife are recognized by the Washington State Department of Health, Board of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission. The mailing address is 310 Israel Road SE, Tumwater, WA  98501. The phone number is 360-236-4700.

Charter College – Vancouver is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Charter College to offer specific degree programs.

The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, Washington 98504-3430 or by email at degreeauthorization@wsac.wa.gov.

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) is a Washington State agency that approves degree-granting institutions to operate in Washington. WSAC has designated Charter College an at-risk institution based on concerns about the institution’s financial standing. More information about WSAC’s decision can be found here: https://wsac.wa.gov/protecting-education-consumers.

Charter College-Vancouver, Fife, Pasco, Yakima, Lacey, and East Wenatchee are licensed under Chapter 28C.10 RCW. Inquiries or complaints regarding certificate programs at this private vocational school may be made to the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, 128 – 10th Ave. SW, Box 43105, Olympia, Washington 98504, wtb.wa.gov, phone: 360-753-5662, e-mail address: wtecb@wtb.wa.gov.

The Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board (WTECB) is a Washington State agency that approves career training institutions to operate in Washington. WTECB has designated Charter College an at-risk institution based on concerns about the institution’s financial standing.