2017-2018 Fee Schedule & Estimated Expenses

Eligibility application review fee $500
Candidacy self-study review fee $5,000
Candidacy and accreditation site visit estimated expense per visit* $6,000-8,000
Site visit rescheduling fee $1,000
Annual sustaining fee (once granted candidacy status) $8,000

 

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* This is an estimate based on a 3-person site visitor team.  Fees may vary if additional site visitors or if interim or focused visits are required.  The Council invoices programs beforehand for the approximate cost of a visit. 

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