Accreditation & affiliation

The purpose of accreditation is to ensure that educational institutions such as the University of the Southern Caribbean meet a peer-reviewed quality standard as a higher education provider. Accreditation is your assurance that the University meets these standards.


USC has received full institutional accreditation by the Government of Trinidad & Tobago, through its accreditation body, the ACTT (Accreditation Council of Trinidad & Tobago).  It is also recognized as a teacher training institution by the Ministry of Education of Trinidad and Tobago. USC is also fully accredited by the Board of Regents, Department of Education, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Washington, USA.


USC further, is affiliated with Andrews University (AU), Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA. Students obtain degrees from AU by following the programs listed in the Affiliation Agreement between USC and AU. AU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Moreover, Andrews University is on the list of approved Universities in Trinidad and Tobago.

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