Diploma Mill or Legitimate Educational Institution?

“Diploma mills (or degree mills) are substandard or fraudulent ‘colleges’ that offer potential students degrees with little or no serious work. Some are simple frauds: a mailbox to which people send money in exchange for paper that purports to be a college degree. Others require some nominal work from the student but do not require college-level course work that is normally required for a degree.” Oregon: Office of Degree Authorization

Two organizations provide lists of accredited institutions:

The following states provide lists of unaccredited and/or suspect schools:

Related Resource:
Education Verification

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