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About Accreditation

“Accreditation” is review of the quality of higher education institutions and programs. In the United States, accreditation is a major way that students, families, government officials, and the press know that an institution or program provides a quality education.
—Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Valley City State University is accredited by the following accrediting bodies:

For more information on VCSU’s accreditation, please review our catalog.

Valley City State University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA).