An educational institution should attain a satisfactory degree of stability before applying for accreditation. A certain degree of maturity, experience and administrative continuity and a record of effective service are considered prerequisites. The following are some criteria for stability:
Adherence to the stated philosophy and objectives of the institution.
Normally 3-5 years of continuous operation as an institution prior to accreditation.
Experience in a given educational program to prove that it produces graduates capable of meeting demands made upon them.
Continuity of leadership in chief administrative officers.
Low fluctuation of enrolment from one year to another.
A growing enrolment consistent with the needs of the church.
Stability in financial management with a balanced fiscal budget.
The nature and degree of support from an institution’s constituency such as denominations, local churches and individuals.
Capacity for growth and development with its progressive leadership.
A systematic means for continuing study of the institution’s education problems.
The commission on Accrediting
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Gwanghwamun P.O., Seoul 03187
Republic of Korea.