North American University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at www.acics.org.
For more information about the recent decision regarding ACICS and how it affects North American University, please view our Notice About ACICS Accreditation FAQ page.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
North American University is approved by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to grant Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.
Commission on English Language Accreditation
The Gulf Language School at North American University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period December 2013 through December 2018 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and Institutions in the U.S.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
North American University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.
International Association of Universities
North American University proud to be a member to the International Association of Universities (IAU). The IAU brings together institutions and organizations from some 120 countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional and national bodies active in higher education. With more than 600 Member institutions from more than 120 countries, the institutional Members are at the heart of the life and work of the International Association of Universities (IAU).
EducationUSA centers are the U.S. State Department‘s network of over 400 advising centers in 170 countries designed to assist local students find the appropriate college or university in the United States.
Fort Bend County Chamber of Commerce
North American University proud to be a member of the Fort Bend County Chamber of Commerce.
Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce
North American University proud to be a member of The Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce (HICC).