Nationally Chartered (1982)
ACCREDITED by the
Higher Education Commission
Ministry of Liberia,
which grants recognition to post-secondary education
institutions in Liberia.
University has submitted documentation of degree programs,
descriptions of course/course equivalency completion, curriculum, catalog,
assessment manual, policies and all required criteria meeting the very high
standards required to gain recognition by the Education Ministry of Liberia.
University is accredited as a degree-awarding post-secondary institution of
higher education in the form of a university by the National Commission on
Higher Education, the only
Education Accrediting Authority
of the Ministry of Education in the Government of Liberia.
Federal Accreditation by a National
Government represents the highest form of globally accepted, legal and valid
accreditation of a college or university, and the validity of awarded
Degree evaluators in the United States and
abroad have concluded that if a foreign college or university is recognized
and accredited by a nation's Ministry of Education, it is viewed to be equal
of a regionally or nationally accredited USA degree, and of a nationally
recognized degree in other countries.
upholds the highest academic, professional and legal standards of
West African higher education credentialing in the Distance Education arena.
The Perspective' (Atlanta, Georgia): ''Liberian Government's Minister
of Education becomes MINISTER OF THE YEAR 2002-2003''.
For confirmation you may contact:
The Embassy of Liberia
5201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20011
Government Ministry of Education
Executive Director, National Commission on Higher Education
Dr. Lawrence S. Bestman
Broad Street 4th Floor, Room 413
Republic of Liberia
Liberian Ministry of Education
226406; (+231) 226216;
(+231) 225888; (+231) 3300528
Fax: (+231) 226144
The Republic of Liberia is one of the
earliest United Nations Educational Organization
UNESCO Higher Education Partners,
and a historical
In addition to National
accreditation, the university has applied for a listing in The
International Handbook of Universities (a UNESCO publication).
This listing in the
Handbook is widely accepted as equivalent to "accreditation" by registrars
worldwide. It is however, not the only standard of “recognition” used.
UNESCO LIBERIA PARTNERSHIP: 50 YEARS