The University of Philosophical Research is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


The DEAC Accrediting Commission defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence in distance education institutions, reviewing an institution’s mission and objectives; student services; qualifications of administrators, faculty and staff; educational program objectives, curricula and materials; admission practices, and financial responsibility.

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is a non-profit [501 c 6] educational association located at: 1601 18th Street, N.W., Suite 2, Washington, D.C. 20009 Tel: 202-234-5100

How to File a Complaint:

DEAC has an online complaint system that may be accessed from the “Contact Us” section on their website ( Those who feel that the institution, its courses, services, conduct, or personnel are not in compliance with DEAC’s standards or policies may use this system to lodge a complaint.