American Association for Higher Education (AAHEA) is the oldest non-profit association in the United States dedicated to the advancement of higher education. The AAHEA history began in 1870 when the National Education Association established a department of higher education. AAHE was incorporated as a self-governing, non-profit organization in the District of Columbia in March 1969.
The American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA) has maintained an address and / or presence in Washington, DC since 1969, with locations in Florida and now the main office being in the Central Midwest., AAHEA is one the oldest association in the United States dedicated to the advancement of higher education. We aspire to be the organization that best enables all individuals, institutions, and stakeholders in higher education to learn, organize for learning, and contribute to the common good.
We provide accreditation to more than 20 disciplines for the common good of higher education. To bring the standards of education to a new high, to help all of mankind to be greater than once thought possible.