University of Fairfax
Accreditation and Approvals
The University of Fairfax is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Additional accreditations, approvals and certifications include:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Address and phone for DEAC:
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, DC 20036
P 202-234-5100 F 202-332-1386
Additionally, University of Fairfax holds state authorizations or registrations in several states and is an approved SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) institution. The University is thus able to enroll students from all U.S. states, as well as international students.
Federal SEVP Approval
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.
The University of Fairfax is certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in accordance with the provisions of Title 23, Chapter 21.1 of the Code of Virginia. The University of Fairfax has been granted the “Certificate to Operate an Institution of Post- secondary Education” authorizing the University of Fairfax to offer degrees, courses for degree credit, or programs of study leading to a degree or certificate in the Commonwealth of Virginia. » http://www.schev.edu
Veterans and eligible persons who qualify for educational benefits under the Post 911/GI Bill®* and other GI Bill® Chapters may be eligible for educational benefits while enrolled in educational programs offered by the University of Fairfax. UoF is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program. » http://www.va.gov
The University of Fairfax is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.
*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
In the unlikely event an issue cannot be resolved through the normal administrative process, students are encouraged to use the resolution process outlined at the above link.