Review Rating Criteria

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1 Transparency
2 State Registered Entity; Registered State DOE; Directors & Faculty Published; Listed Physical Address; Direct Contact Info 5
3 State Registered Entity; Registered State DOE; Directors Published; Listed Physical Address; Direct Contact Info 4
4 State Registered Entity; Directors Published; Listed Physical Address; Direct Contact Info 3
5 Registered Biz Entity; Full Contact Info 2
6 Registered Biz Entity; Virtual Contact Info 1
7 Biz/Status Information Not Visibly Available 0
8 Accreditation Pts
9 CHEA Complete 5
10 CHEA In-process 4
11 No Representation 3
12 Organized but Not Recognized 2
13 Not Organized nor Recognized 1
14 BBB Recognition/Listing
15 BBB Accredited Business 5
16 BBB Registered Business 4.5
17 No BBB Complaints 3.5
18 All BBB Complaints Resolved or Resolution Attempted 3
19 Several Unresolved BBB Complaints 2
20 All BBB Complaints Unresolved 1
21 BBB Cannot Contact Business 0
22 Memberships
23 Participates with multiple Recognized Education Industry Organizations; Participates in Industry Conventions for the purpose of expanding program offerings. 5
24 Participates with at least one Recognized Education Industry Organizations; Participates in at least one Industry Convention. 4
25 Participates with at least one Recognized Education Industry Organizations; Participates in at least one Industry Convention. 3
26 Does not present an association with any Recognized Education Industry Associations 1
27 Presents association with unrecognized Education Industry Associations 0
28 Academic Quality
29 Proctored Process; Includes Study Materials; Random Academic Based Testing; Student Success Follow-up; Assistance/Tutoring provided 5
30 Proctored Process; Includes Study Materials; Academic Based Testing 4
31 Proctored Process; Academic Based Testing utilizing random questioning 3
32 Open Book with Random Questioning 2
33 Open Book with Same Questioning 1
34 Cost Value
35 School Has Recognized Accreditation or Is in the process of acquiring Recognized Accreditation and Total Program Cost Under $1000 for Full Program Tuition; Under $250 for Equivalency Programs. 5
36 School Has Recognized Accreditation or Is in the process of acquiring Recognized Accreditation and Standard Program Cost Under $2000 for Full Program Tuition; Under $300 for Equivalency Programs. 4
37 School Has Recognized Accreditation or Is in the process of acquiring Recognized Accreditation and Standard Program Cost Under $1500 per year for Full Program Tuition; Under $300 for Equivalency Programs. 3
38 School does not claim Accreditation and Standard Program Cost Under $500 for Full Program Tuition; Under $200 for Equivalency Programs. 2
39 School does not claim Accreditation and Standard Program Cost Under $500 per year for Full Program (9-12) Tuition; Under $225 for Equivalency Programs. 1
40 School Presents Non-Recognized Accreditation 0
41 Reputation
42 School does not state inappropriate claims in advertising; has defined guarantee program; zero BBB complaints. 5
43 School does not state inappropriate claims in advertising; has defined guarantee program; has BBB complaints but has addressed them. 3
44 School makes inappropriate claims in advertising; has defined very short term guarantee program only; has unresponded BBB complaints. 0
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