Accreditation definition

ə-krĕdĭ-tāshən
The act of accrediting or the state of being accredited, especially the granting of approval to an institution of learning by an official review board after the school has met specific requirements.
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The definition of accreditation means official recognition, or something that meets official standards.

Princeton University and New York University are examples of schools that have accreditation by the United States Department of Education.

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The giving of credentials.
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The act of accrediting.

Letters of accreditation.

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(education) The granting of approval to an institution of higher learning by an official review board after the school has met certain requirements.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
accreditation
Plural:
accreditations

Origin of accreditation

  • accredit +"Ž -ation

    From Wiktionary

  • First attested in 1806.

    From Wiktionary