Accreditation: Schedule of Fees

 

Type of Fee Fee Schedule

Effective July 1, 2018
Annual Fees
Annual Program Fee* $4900-6250
Each additional month late $200
Site Visit Fees
Initial Site Visit Fee
+Site visit team travel
Site Visit Fee (reaccreditation) +Site visit team travel
Interim Site Visit
+Site visit team travel
Supplemental Fee per Modality**
Supplemental Fee – Initial & Reaccreditation (Per each student if enrollment > 750 students)
Site Visit Delays $3,900
Last Minute Site Visit Delay (Less than 30 days from SV) +expenses incurred $4,100
Appeal Fees
1st Level Appeal $8,000
2nd Level Appeal All direct and indirect costs
Other Fees
Late fees: Annual programreports/ Self Study report documents/ Progress reports $600
Each additional month late $200
Implementation Fee (for Initial Site Visits)*** $8,500
Implementation Additional Modality Fee $775
Consultative Campus Visit (Per Day) +expenses incurred $2000

*Annual Program Fees Based on the Sliding Scale:
Sliding Scale based on Number of Students Enrolled in a Program
Program Size
(Number of Students)
Fees Effective
July 1, 2018
1-75 $4900
76-200 $5200
201-500 $5725
500-750 $6250
>750 $6250 & $5/ Student (Over 750)
Additional Modality** $115
Fees for all new Candidate Programs Effective July 1, 2018
Type of Fee Fees Effective
July 1, 2018
Eligibility $2,050
Candidacy Acceptance $4,600
Annual Fee for Programs in Candidacy $2,250
Supplemental Fees per Modality
Supplemental Fee – Initial & Reaccreditation (Per each student if enrollment > 750 students)

** Supplemental modalities include: multi-campus program; each delivery modality starting at 2nd (e.g. executive, online); multiple tracks; multiple degrees under same administration.

 

*** If a new program is not accredited on its first effort, it will pay50% of the Initiation Fee on subsequent tries.

 

Certification: Schedule of Fees

 

HQS Certification Fees
Type of Fee New Programs
Letter of Intent $2,050*
Certification Application $4,600*
Annual Fees $4,900
Supplemental Fees per Modality $775
* Founding Members receive a discount on fees as designated, as well as a waiver of initial accreditation implementation fees (when available).