If you are looking to pursue higher education, make sure you enroll in a university that is accredited. In the United States education system, accreditation is the best way to make sure that an institution and its programs provide high-quality education. Accreditation also ensures that authorities in government, the state, and in education recognize, regularly monitor, and approve their business practices.

On this page, you can find all MIU accreditations and approvals.


MIU City University Miami is accredited by ACICS, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges & Schools. https://www.acics.org/

State Licensure

MIU City University Miami is licensed by the CIE, the Florida Commission for Independent Education, a division of the Florida Department of Education. www.​fldoe.​org


MIU is an approved member of the NC-SARA or National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. SARA is a national initiative which seeks to establish comparable national standards for the interstate offering of postsecondary distance-education courses and programs. https://nc-sara.org/

F1 student Visa

MIU City University Miami is SEVP-certified and able to issue I-20, the “Certificate of Eligibility” form necessary for the Visa application process.


MIU City University Miami is accredited by ACICS, a national accrediting organization primarily for degree-granting institutions. ACICS accredits institutions that offer programs in professional, technical, and occupational fields. ACICS is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and its scope of accreditation is recognized through the master's degree level. ACICS works to advance educational excellence at independent, nonpublic career schools, colleges, and organizations in the United States and abroad. This is achieved through a deliberate and thorough accreditation process of quality assurance and enhancement, as well as ethical business and educational practices.
ACICS Criteria for Accreditation

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