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2005-2006 Accredited Institutions of Postsecondary Education

by Kenneth Von Alt

The list of accredited institutions and programs in this annual publication is complied from the organizations recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the US Department of Education. The material is organized into sections covering degree granting and non-degree granting institutions as well as accredited programs at other facilities, major institutional changes and candidates for accreditation. The index is thoroughly cross- referenced, facilitating any search for a particular institution. The entries are arranged alphabetically by state or by country in each of the sections. In addition to contact information and accreditation details, each entry includes, as applicable, information about the degrees offered, the type of calendar year, branch campuses and enrollment. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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