Liberty International University is generally accredited by the North American Accreditation Counsel (NAAC) and NOAMAC through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
The Business and Technology programs at Liberty International University are accreditaed by the Commission for Accreditation of Colleges and Secondary Schools (CACSS).
Other departments hold the same and other accreditations.
These accrediting agencies and boards were founded with the aim of providing a standard by which distance-education institutions can be judged on the quality of the educational service, educational standards, and ethical business practices they provide.
Why is accreditation important?
Accreditation is important to various constituent groups because it represents an institution's commitment to quality education. Being accredited warrants that an institution meets the quality criteria set by the accreditation agencies. Business and industry leaders are interested in quality universities and consider accreditation status an important factor when hiring. Citizens are assured of accountability and of value for their tuition dollars knowing their university meets established standards and undergoes regular re-evaluation by teams of professionals whose focus is on university improvement.
Inquiries regarding LIU's accreditation status should be directed to the Office of the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation, Liberty International University.