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Raeford University

Hi everyone, I live in the Caribbean and I got a call from a university called RAEFORD ONLINE UNIVERSITY. The site looks very legit, but when I looked up the accreditations I found one of them on your banned list and couldn’t find the others. Also, they are very much similar to Redford University. I foolishly didn’t research this website carefully before I got caught up with the scholarships etc. they offered me. I paid them some money and would like to get it back is this possible? Also, can you tell me if this is a valid institution?

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Hello, Thanks for contacting us! Raeford University lists the following names on their website’s accreditation page: International Accreditation Council for Open Education Global Council of Higher Education Accreditation American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) EDUCAUSE The Gulf Cooperation Council Accreditation Commission European Accreditation Council for Online Learning    NONE of these organizations are recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Education or CHEA to accredit online universities. EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association committed to advancing higher education BUT one that provides information and research to the education community NOT accreditation. The rest of the organizations are NOT approved to… Read more »

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