Schedule of Fees

All application fees must be submitted with the application, with the exception of new grant fees. These fees and the visit expense deposit will be billed. Fees are subject to change.

Application and Other Fees

Application to Initiate an Additional Location


Application to Initiate a Campus Addition


Additional Location to Main Campus Reclassification


Annual Institution Revision Fee


Reassignment and Consolidation of Campuses


Change of Location Application


Change of Name Application


Change of Ownership (main location)


Change of Ownership (non-main locations)


Clock to Credit Hour Conversion Fee


Distance Education Application (first location)


Distance Education Application (same program at other location(s))


Consortium Host


Consortium Participant


Initial Grant (per additional location)


Initial Grant (per main)


Late Fee


New Grant Fee


New Grant Per Campus Addition Surcharge


New Grant Per Program Surcharge


New Program Application (first location)


New Program Application (same program at other locations)

$500 ***

Non-Credit, Short-Term Program Application


Non-Substantive Program Modification Form


Substantive Changes to an Existing Program (First Location)


Substantive Changes to an Existing Program (Same Program at Other Location)


Special Visit Fee



* Plus a $500 surcharge for each Campus addition and $100 for each program.
** Late Fees will be charged for the late submission of an Annual Institutional Report, Annual Financial Report, self-study, payments, and other Council-directed submissions having a specific due date.
+ Up to three people from the same campus, first one $2,500 and other two for free.
*** A nonrefundable fee of $1,000 per program must be submitted with all New Program Applications. If the same new program is to be offered at more than one location, the fee for each additional application is $500 ONLY if the program applications submitted are identical and are submitted at the same time as the first application.

Hearing Fees 

Personal Appearance before the Council


In Writing (each meeting)


Appeal to the Review Board (plus expenses)



Workshop Fees (per person) 

Renewal Accreditation Workshop


Adding Value: IEP Workshop


Adding Value: R&P Workshop


Deferral Workshop




Evaluator Training Workshop

No Charge

Initial Accreditation Workshop


Program Workshop



Schedule of Sustaining Fees

Annual Institutional Revenue

$0 to $249,999


$250,000 to $499,999


$500,000 to $749,999


$750,000 to $999,999


$1,000,000 to $1,499,999


$1,500,000 to $2,999,999


$3,000,000 to $4,999,999


$5,000,000 to $7,499,999


$7,500,000 to $9,999,999


$10,000,000 to $19,999,999


$20,000,000 to $29,999,999


$30,000,000 to $39,999,999


$40,000,000 to $49,999,999


$50,000,000 to $59,999,999


More than $60,000,000


Visit Expenses

Visit expenses for all team members (including staff) shall be paid by the institution. You will be billed a fixed fee for site visits based on the number of team members, the number of visit days, and an adjustment for geographical location.  The geographical adjustment is made so that institutions in lower-cost areas of the country are not paying the same fee as those in higher-cost areas. This invoice must be paid within 15 days of receipt of the invoice.


Fact Visits

Actual Expenses will be charged to the institution if the Council determines that the institution is not in compliance with the Accreditation Criteria. The Council will incur the expense otherwise.

Visit Days and Rates (per person)

Visit Day 1


Visit Day 2


Visit Day 3


Visit Day 4


Visit Day 5


Visit Day 6