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Campus Accreditation

For more information about the recent decision regarding ACICS and how it affects Brightwood College, please view our Notice About ACICS Accreditation.

Choosing an accredited school is important to your education. Accreditation signifies that the school has met certain standards of quality in education, so you can feel confident in the value of the education you receive.

Brightwood College in Charlotte is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington DC 20002-4242. For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at


  • The College's Guaranty Bond is currently on file with the North Carolina Community College System, Office of Proprietary Schools, and the North Carolina Board of Governors.
  • Approved by:
    North Carolina Community College System
    Office of Proprietary Schools
    Licensing and Services
    200 West Jones Street
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

    The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges is not an accrediting agency.
  • Approved by:
    North Carolina Board of Governors
    The University of North Carolina
    910 Raleigh Road
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27515-2688
  • The Medical Assistant program is not programmatically accredited.
  • Brightwood College in Charlotte, NC is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant, alien students.