The Commission on Higher Education is the governing body covering both public and private higher education institutions as well as degree-granting programs in all tertiary educational institutions in the Philippines.
Applicant status, candidate status, member status (only member status indicates accreditation) (3 years followed by 5 years)
Self-evaluation, site visits. Team submits the report to PAASCU Commission for Medical Education. Report is then transmitted to the PAASCU Board, which makes the final decision.
The Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) is a private, voluntary, non-profit and non-stock corporation which accredits academic programs that meet commonly accepted standards of quality education.
In November 1967, the Bureau of Education (now the Department of Education) officially recognized PAASCU and endorsed its work as an accrediting agency.
[Last update: December 13, 2019]