SOUTH AMERICA UNIVERSITY is a registered as for –profit 100% Online University in the USA, SAU is therefore considered “a recognized” body in the US. South America University is by the Virtue of its Merger with JPTS International in 2016, Candidacy for Accreditation Service for International Colleges and University (ASIC). ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution. ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA and is listed in their International Directory, is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation), are affiliates of ENQA (European Network for Quality Assurance) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network)
In 2017, South America University document was authenticated by the Nigeria Embassy in Washington for Nigerian Student Usage in their Country. Similar exercise had been conducted for other International Students.
In the same vein, it is recognize by
- International Council for Open and Distance Learning:
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is a membership-led global organization in the field of online, open, flexible and technology enhanced education. It consists of more than 200 higher education institutions and organizations in some 84 countries. It is Affiliated to UNESCO and Commonwealth of Learning
- International Association for Distance Learning
The International Association for Distance Learning (IADL) was established in 2004 to promote quality in distance education and training, and to provide benchmarking, approval and recognition of open, online, and distance learning programmes and course-providers worldwide. IADL members include schools, elearning websites, private training companies, NGOs, colleges, universities, and other organisations on five continents.
Admission to membership of IADL includes appraisal of a course-provider’s administrative procedures, methods of course delivery, and its educational and publicity materials. Consideration is also given to in-house quality control systems. Members are assessed to ensure that learners receive a product which is consistent with the values and policies set by IADL.
- European Association for Higher Education & Accreditation
EAHEA is an international quality assurance agency, working to improve quality assurance standards of organizations all over the world. With its global network of experts, EAHEA grants accreditation to educational institutions, corporations, professionals and qualified individuals.
Regional accreditation bodies have dutifully evaluated education providers on a regional scale and granted them Primary Accreditation. However, the rapid growth of globalization calls for a global entity which can evaluate them against internationally proven standards of education and grant them an internationally recognized Secondary Accreditation. EAHEA provides international accreditation to the education providers to serve as secondary accreditation, enhance the entity’s regional accreditation and assures stakeholders that the educational program, policies and procedures of the institute, university and school are up to the international standards of quality. EAHEA’s International Accreditation represents an education provider’s commitment to delivering quality which is on a par with the global standards. It assures the stakeholders that their degrees & credits will have increased acceptability around the world, should they decide to study or work ab
- International Center for Academic Integrity
The International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) was founded to combat cheating, plagiarism, and academic dishonesty in higher education. Its mission has since expanded to include the cultivation of cultures of integrity in academic communities throughout the world. ICAI offers assessment services, resources, and consultations to its member institutions, and facilitates conversations on academic integrity topics each year at its annual conference.In order to meet the continually evolving needs of our membership in future years, ICAI encourages, supports, and shares research that predicts, describes, and responds to trends and issues relating to academic integrity standards and practices. ICAI membership benefits are extended to faculty, administrators, students, and staff at membership institutions around the globe, and to its individual members, partners, and supporting organizations
- The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) is an umbrella organisation which represents its members at the European level and internationally, especially in political decision making processes and in co-operations with stakeholder organisations.
ENQA contributes to this goal especially by promoting European co-operation in the field of quality assurance in higher education and disseminating information and expertise among its members and towards stakeholders in order to develop and share good practice and to foster the European dimension of quality assurance.
- The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization. AAACE is an association of academics and professionals in the field of life long learning.
As stated in its mission, the association is dedicated to the belief that its field should enhance human fulfillment and positive social change. The organization strongly advocates relevant public policy, legislation, and social change initiatives which expand the depth and breadth of opportunities for the education of adults. AAACE also supports the ongoing growth and expansion of leadership roles in the field.
In addition to this general support, AAACE may advocate for specific policies, programs, legislation, and initiatives which it believes are of critical importance to lifelong learning.
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a non-profit professional organization for professionals in all areas of international education including education abroad advising and administration, international student advising, campus internationalization.
As stated in its mission, NAFSA is committed to advance international education and exchange and global workforce development. NAFSA serves international educators and their institutions and organizations by establishing principles of good practice, providing training and professional development opportunities, providing networking opportunities, and advocating for international education.
In addition to its academic support, NAFSA also delivers participatory training opportunities to maximize your professional skill set and increase impact in international education. Advances public policies within the federal government that promote international education and supports a broad public dialogue about the value and importance of international education
- Licensed by BPPE: BUREAU FOR PUBLIC POST SECONDARY EDUCATION and Work Force under the Name Pan America Learning Centre a Member of the JPTS/ SAU Family