GW is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, adheres to the highest standards of higher education, and works ceaselessly to create and maintain the very best, most rigorous program possible. Middle States (also known as Middle States Commission on Higher Education, or MSCHE) is one of the eight regional accrediting associations authorized to evaluate and accredit universities and hold them to high standards of excellence and achievement. The U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation recognize only these regional agencies for higher education accreditation. For more information about the Middle States Commission, please visit their website: http://www.msche.org/.
GW’s paralegal studies program is further recognized as an institutional member of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE).
The George Washington University is ranked among the Best National Universities by U.S. News and World Report.