When you earn your degree from DeVry University or its Keller Graduate School of Management, you're backed by a school with over 85 years of experience in higher education. And when we tell you DeVry is qualified to help you achieve your goals, and that we’ll stick with you every step of the way, those aren’t just words. The proof is in our accreditation.


DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), The University's Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation.

HLC is a regional agency that accredits U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level; and is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. We worked hard to achieve this global mark of excellence because we want you to feel confident in choosing DeVry. And we wanted to demonstrate how committed we are to getting you where you want to go.

DeVry University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. CHEA, an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities, recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

In the United States, current or prospective students may review information regarding accreditation, approvals and licensing by contacting the chief location administrator.  

Contact Information for the HLC is:

The Higher Learning Commission
230 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

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In addition to DeVry's status as an accredited university, some programs have additional accreditation.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

The following DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management programs have achieved voluntary accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP,, demonstrating that they have met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence:

The ACBSP has also granted specialized accounting accreditation to the following established DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management degree programs: 

Note: The Bachelor of Science in Management program is not accredited by ACBSP. DeVry will seek accreditation for this program when appropriate in accordance with ACBSP procedures. Future accreditation is not guaranteed.


DeVry University's Business Administration program, when completed with a project management major/concentration, is accredited by the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) of the Project Management Institute, as is the Technical Management program, when completed with a project management technical specialty. 

The following Keller programs are also accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center: 

DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management are among a limited number of U.S. universities and schools worldwide to be granted this designation. More information is available via

The GAC logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


The following online programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC of ABET),

  • Baccalaureate Engineering Technology - Computers
  • Baccalaureate Engineering Technology - Electronics


The following programs, at the following locations, are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM),

Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the following programs fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates: 

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

The Baccalaureate Clinical Laboratory Science program, offered at DeVry University's Phoenix campus, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773-714-8880, Click here for Program Student Outcomes.

Note: In New York State, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York.


Alaska: DeVry has been issued an exemption by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education. DeVry’s programs are exempt from authorization under AS 14.48 and 20 AAC 17.015 because the programs are online or distance delivered and do not have a physical presence in the state.

Arizona: DeVry is authorized to operate and grant degrees by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, 1740 W. Adams, 3rd Flr., Phoenix 85007, 602-542-5709.

Arkansas: DeVry University has been granted certification by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain undergraduate and graduate programs offered by distance education. Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board certification does not constitute an endorsement of any institution or program.  Such certification merely indicates that certain criteria have been met as required under the rules and regulations implementing institutional and program certification as defined in Arkansas Code §6-61-301. The student should be aware that these degree programs may not transfer. The transfer of course/degree credit is determined by the receiving institution.

California: This institution 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. For additional information please visit the bureau's Internet website at

Colorado: DeVry is approved to operate by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, 1600 Broadway, Ste. 2200, Denver 80202, 303-866-2723.

Florida: DeVry is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee 32399, toll-free telephone number 888-224-6684. DeVry University, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cogswell Education, LLC, 19 West Elm Street, Greenwich, CT 06830.

Georgia: DeVry is authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, GA 30084, 770.414.3300.

Illinois: DeVry is authorized to operate and grant degrees by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Ste. 333, Springfield 62701, 217.782.2551. To report unresolved complaints to the Illinois Board of Higher Education visit their webpage at

Indiana: This institution is authorized by: Indiana Board for Proprietary Education 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300 Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206

Iowa: DeVry University is registered to offer distance education programs in Iowa by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. Students with concerns or complaints may contact Iowa College Aid at: 877.272.4456,

Kansas: DeVry is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson St., Ste. 520, Topeka, 66612, 785.296.3421.

Kentucky: DeVry University is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort 40601, 502-573-1555.

Louisiana: DeVry University is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditation, guarantee the transferability of credit nor signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.

Maryland: DeVry University is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 6 N. Liberty St., 10th Flr., Baltimore 21201, 410-767-3300.

Minnesota: DeVry University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108, 651-642-0567,, pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Missouri: DeVry is certified to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education, 205 Jefferson St., Jefferson City 65102-1469, 573-751-2361.

Nevada: DeVry is licensed to operate in the state of Nevada by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education, 8778 S. Maryland Parkway #115, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123, 702-486-7330.

Note: The state of Nevada requires students to meet its requirement for study of the Nevada and U.S. constitutions. DeVry’s POLI332 course fulfills this requirement.

New Jersey: DeVry is licensed by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, P.O. Box 542, Trenton 08625, 609-292-4310.

New York: DeVry has received permission to operate its academic programs in New York from the University of the State of New York Board of Regents/The State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, 5 North Mezzanine, Albany 12234, 518-474-2593.

North Carolina: DeVry has been evaluated by the University of North Carolina (910 Raleigh Rd., Chapel Hill 27515, 919.962.4559) and is licensed to conduct higher education degree activity. The School’s guaranty bond for unearned prepaid tuition is on file with the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and may be viewed by contacting the Regulatory Affairs Department at DeVry University.

Ohio: DeVry holds Certificate of Authorization by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus 43215, 614-466-6000.

Oklahoma: DeVry University is authorized to offer degree programs by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, 73104, 405-225-9100.

Oregon: This school is a unit of a business corporation authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR chapter 583, division 30. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Pennsylvania: DeVry is approved and authorized to operate by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg 71726, 717-783-9255. In Pennsylvania, instructional hours for all courses scheduled to meet on days falling on recognized holidays will be made up by one or more of the following deemed appropriate by the faculty and approved by the dean of academic affairs: lengthened class sessions, pre-course readings, team projects, group meetings.

South Carolina: DeVry University is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 1122 Lady St., Ste. 300, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201, 703.737.2266. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Note: The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (1333 Main Street, Suite 200, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201, 803/737-2260) licenses DeVry University to enroll students from South Carolina at DeVry's Alpharetta, Chicago, Columbus, Decatur, Ft. Washington, Miramar, Orlando and Phoenix campuses. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Tennessee: DeVry University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Parkway Towers, Suite 1900, Nashville 37243, 615-741-5293. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

Credits earned at DeVry University may not transfer to another educational institution*. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by DeVry University. You should obtain confirmation that DeVry University will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from DeVry University to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at DeVry University if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of DeVry University and of any other educational institution you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at DeVry University before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

*Course credits are not guaranteed to transfer to other schools. Acceptance of credits is subject to the receiving institution’s requirements.

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Texas: DeVry is authorized to grant degrees by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Box 12788, Austin 78711, 512-427-6225, 512-427-6168 fax. Eligibility to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and be licensed as a CPA in Texas requires CPA applicants to have attended an institution accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), or by a specialized or professional accrediting organization such as the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). DeVry University has achieved voluntary accreditation from the ACBSP for certain business programs.

These programs are not approved or regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Virginia: DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond 23219, 804-255-2621. Associate degree programs are considered terminal and credits earned in these programs are generally not applicable to other degrees.

More information on applicability of credits earned in associate degree programs to bachelor’s degree programs is available from DeVry admissions representatives.

DeVry University’s Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Provost and Vice President of Academic Excellence, have approved all degree programs and certificate programs offered by DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management in the State of Virginia.

DeVry’s associate of applied science programs are technical programs; credits earned may not be applicable to degree programs offered at other institutions.

Wisconsin: DeVry is authorized by the Wisconsin Educational Authorized Board, 201 West Washington Ave., 3rd Flr., Madison 53708, 608-266-1996.

Bankruptcy Statement

DeVry University does not have a pending petition in bankruptcy, is not operating as a debtor in possession, has not filed a petition within the preceding five years and has not had a petition in bankruptcy filed against it within the preceding five years that resulted in reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

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