Distance Education Accrediting Commission

CDU is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC, 1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 808, Washington, DC 20036, 202.234.5100). DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as an accrediting agency. DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. CDU undergoes a rigorous re-accreditation process every five years and has been accredited by DEAC since 1986. CDU was last re-accredited in 2021.

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure Form

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The Association of Theological Schools

CDU’s Graduate School of Theology is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools.

The Higher Learning Commission

CDU is a Candidate for Accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60604-1411; Tel. 312-263-0456;