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Kennedy Western University (WY) Distance Learning Accreditation Report
Kennedy Western University (WY)
College State: Wyoming
College Website URL: http://www.kw.edu
Distance Learning Accreditation Status
CAUTION: You should be aware... this online college is NOT ACCREDITED by any agency recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation or the US Department of Education. This college is LICENSED to operate as an educational business in the State of
What does this mean? You should be aware that LICENSING to operate as a business is NOT the same as accreditation. Degrees earned at a licensed but unaccredited college may not meet with acceptance at other CHEA-accredited colleges and may not meet with wide academic or employment acceptance across the USA. You should be aware that in some states and for some professionals it may be illegal to use a degree from an unaccredited college for employment purposes.
State Consumer Warnings
CAUTION: the following State Warnings apply to this online college
Michigan State Warning: CAUTION! The State of Michigan classifies this online college as an UNACCEPTABLE INSTITUTION for credentialing for those seeking jobs in the State's Department of Civil Service: (Consult Michigan's NON ACCREDITED COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - "Degrees from these institutions will not be accepted by the Department of Civil Service as satisfying any educational requirements indicated on job specifications": http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Non-accreditedSchools_78090_7.pdf)
Oregon State Warning: CAUTION! The State of Oregon lists this online college as a NON ACCREDITED DEGREE SUPPLIER in that state. (Consult: The State of Oregon Office of Degree Authorization Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us/oda/unaccredited.html)
Texas State Warning: CAUTION! The State of Texas classifies this online college as an ILLEGAL SUPPLIER of educational credentials in the State of Texas (Consult: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/AAR/PrivateInstitutions/NoTX.cfm)
General Consumer Warnings
CAUTION: U.S. Government Accountability Office - Report on Diploma Mills September 23, 2004
"Statement of Robert J. Cramer", Managing Director, Office of Special Investigations, United States Government
Accountability Office text at: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d041096t.pdf
CAUTION: Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report on Diploma Mills:
"Degrees of Suspicion," June 25, 2004 - http://www.chronicle.com (Subscription required)
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CAUTION: The following Special Notes apply to this online college:
Kennedy-Western began name change to Warren National U 2006
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