Accreditation & Recognition

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      EC-Council University is licensed by the New Mexico Higher Education Department at 2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

      87505-2100, 505-476-8400.



      EC-Council University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission.

      The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

      Send mail to:
      Distance Education Accrediting Commission
      1101 17th Street NW Suite 808
      Washington, DC 20036


      DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public


      A national advocate and institutional voice for promoting academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes approximately 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

      The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is a voluntary agreement among its member states and U.S. territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance-education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state.


      Professional Licensure Disclosure

      EC-Council University does not have any programs that lead to professional licensure.

      This information is provided in compliance with the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) Manual version 20.3. Section 5.2 Programs leading to Professional Licensure.

      The American Council on Education (ACE) is a membership organization that mobilizes the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice. As the major coordinating body for the nation’s colleges and universities, our strength lies in our diverse membership of more than 1,700 colleges and universities, related associations, and other organizations in America and abroad. ACE is the only major higher education association to represent all types of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions: two-year and four-year, public and private. Our members educate two out of every three students in all accredited, degree-granting U.S. institutions.


      EC-Council University has been ranked in the “The Top 45 Online Master’s in Internet Security Degree Programs” by, highlighting our high standards of quality postsecondary education.

      The Knowledge Review Magazine recognized EC-Council University in the annual listing of “The 20 Most Valuable Online Colleges in America,” which highlights online universities that use contemporary technology in shaping their curriculum, alongside innovative educational procedures and crafting a prolific career for every student.

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