Accreditation: The Critical First Step
For new clients who seek Title IV eligibility, the first step is obtaining approval from a national accrediting agency. It certainly makes sense to rely on a single company to guide you throughout the daunting lifecycle of accreditation and federal funding. ECM is your one-stop-shop for Federal Title IV Eligibility, Financial Aid Processing, Financial Aid Compliance, as well as ongoing Training. After all, the more we know about your institution’s goals and objectives, the more effective we can be as your value-added processing and consulting company.
Guiding You through the Process of Accreditation
With an extremely high success rate, ECM is uniquely qualified to navigate your school or college through the complete accreditation process. Our leadership and staff have guided proprietary schools and colleges of all sizes through this process. We’re here for you every inch of the way, offering the following series of steps, as you work towards gaining National Accreditation for your school:
- Assessment and selection of an appropriate National Accrediting Agency to meet your Institution’s needs.
- Establishment of an “Accreditation Timeline” based on your resources and Agency deadlines
- Guidance in creation of the Self-Study Report, and establishment of policies and procedures required to meet the standards for National Accreditation
- On-site visits to evaluate your campus facility and review required exhibits