What is meant by an "accredited" institution?
The Graduate College at Kennesaw State University will accept transcripts, for the purpose of verifying a bachelors degree and/or GPA, or graduate transfer credits, from US institutions that are regionally accredited. There are 6 regional accrediting agencies:
- Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands
- Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
- Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
- Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
- Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and in Latin America
- California, Hawaii, and the Territory of Guam
You may use this link from the US Department of Education to search for an institution and see with which agency they are accredited.
Applicants with degrees or courses from institutions outside of the United States will have their transcripts evaluated by an evaluation agency. The agency report will include the accreditation status. Use this link for a list of acceptable evaluation agencies for international transcripts.