Hadley has met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), formerly the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. Hadley has been a fully-accredited member since 1958.

The school regularly undergoes a comprehensive evaluation and peer review that demonstrates it has met established standards. Accreditation of Hadley's programs ensures that the school delivers the quality of courses it advertises and assures students that the school operates ethically, utilizes qualified instructors, advertises truthfully, plans for continued school improvement and measures for educational effectiveness. Review additional related consumer information (PDF format).

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 234-5100