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Schedule of Fees

INITIAL APPLICANTS


FEE

APPLICATION NAME

Initial Registration and Preliminary Review

No Fee

 

Initial application Fee - Main Campus 

$5,000

Initial Grant (per Main)

Initial application Fee - Branch Campus
Fee is per branch campus

$2,500

Initial Grant (per Branch)

Initial Application Fee - Learning Site
Fee is per learning site location

$1,000

Initial Grant Learning Site Surcharge

Initial Resource Visit - Domestic
U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico

$2,400

 

Initial Resource Visit - International
(International travel by business class)

As invoiced  

Initial Grant Visit Fee 

See section under Visit Fees

RENEWAL OF ACCREDITATION

  FEE

APPLICATION NAME

Renewal of Accreditation Application Fee
(Also referred to as a New Grant Fee)  
$2,500+          Renewal Grant
(+applicable surcharges)  

Learning Site Surcharge
(Fee is per learning site location)

$   500

 

Program Surcharge
(Fee is per program)

$    100

 

Renewal of Accreditation Evaluation Visit

(See section under Visit Fees)

SERVICE FEES for SUBSTANTIVE and
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CHANGES

 

FEE

APPLICATION NAME

Agreements With Other Entities
(Consortium, Contracts or Partnership Agreements) Fee is per contract  

$   500

Contract or Partnership Agreement

Branch Campus

$2,500

Branch Campus

Campus Accountability Report - Revision Fee Also referred to as CAR

$   250

 

Campus Closing

$   250

Campus Closing

Change of Location (Main or Branch)

$   300

Change of Location

Change of Mission Statement

$   150

Change of Mission Statement

Change of Name

$   300

Change of Name

Change of Ownership (Main location)

$5,000

Change of Ownership (Main)

Change of Ownership
(Non-Main Location)

$1,000

Change of Ownership
(Non-Main Location)

Clock to Credit Hour Conversion Profile

$   500

Clock to Credit Hr Conv

Council Directed Consultation
(Maximum of three individuals)
$2,500  

Distance Education Application
(First Location)

$1,000

Distance Education
(First Location)

Distance Education Application (SPOL)**
(SPOL - Same Program Other Location) 

$   750

Distance Education Application (SPOL)**

Learning Site

$1,000

Learning Site

New Program Application (First Location)

$1,000

New Program (First Location)

New Program Application (SPOL)**
(SPOL - Same Program Other Location)

$   750

New Program (SPOL)**

Non-Credit, Short-Term Modules                  $ 150
Per campus
(Outcomes are certificate of completion and not an academic certificate) (This application accepts a maximum of 10 modules per campus in one submission)

Non-Credit, Short-Term Module

Non-Substantive Program Modification
Per program

$   150

Non-Substantive Program Modification

Program Start Date Extension Request
(This application accepts a maximum of 10 requests per campus in one submission.)

$   150

Program Start Date Extension Request

Program Termination
(includes announcing teach-outs, surrendering a program and final discontinuation) (This application accepts a maximum of 10 requests per campus in one submission.)

$   150

Program Termination

Reassignment and Consolidation of Campuses
(Fee is per campus)
(Consolidation activity that involves collapsing institutional groupings and reassigning branch campuses to a new consolidated main campus.)

$   300

Reassignment and Consolidation of Campuses

Reclassification of Branch Campus to Main Campus

$2,500

Reclassification of Branch Campus to Main

Realignment of Branch Campus
(Fee is per campus)
(Involves realigning a branch campus from one main to another main campus. This activity does not include a consolidation action.) 

$   150

Realignment of Branch Campus

Substantial Changes to Existing Program
(First Location)

$1,000

Substantial Changes to Existing Program (First Location)

Substantial Changes to Existing Program (SPOL)**
(SPOL - Same Program Other Location)

 

$   750

Substantial Changes to Existing Program (SPOL)**

HEARING FEES

Personal Appearance before the Council

$5,000

In Writing (each meeting)

$2,000

Appeal to the Review Board
(Fee is adjusted to include Review Board of Appeal member expenses)

$5,000

WORKSHOP FEES (per person)

Renewal Accreditation Workshop

$590

Adding Value: IEP Workshop

$590

Adding Value: R&P Workshop

$590

Deferral Workshop

$590

Consultation

$5,000

Evaluator Training Workshop

No Charge

Initial Accreditation Workshop

$990

Program Workshop

$590

SUSTAINING FEES

$0 to $249,999

$1,190

$250,000 to $499,999

$1,770

$500,000 to $749,999

$2,370

$750,000 to $999,999

$2,970

$1,000,000 to $1,499,999

$3,570

$1,500,000 to $2,999,999

$4,160

$3,000,000 to $4,999,999

$4,760

$5,000,000 to $7,499,999

$5,930

$7,500,000 to $9,999,999

$7,120

$10,000,000 to $19,999,999

$8,310

$20,000,000 to $29,999,999

$9,490

$30,000,000 to $39,999,999

$10,680

$40,000,000 to $49,999,999

$11,850

$50,000,000 to $59,999,999

$13,040

More than $60,000,000

$14,230

VISIT EXPENSES *U.S.-based, Domestic Campuses

Visit expenses for all team members (including staff) shall be paid by the institution. You will be billed a fixed fee for site visits based on the number of team members, and the number of visit days. This invoice must be paid within 15 days of receipt of the invoice.

Visit Days and Rates (per person) 

Visit Day 1

$1800

Visit Day 2

$600

Visit Day 3

$600

Visit Day 4

$600

Visit Day 5

$600

Visit Day 6

$600

VISIT EXPENSES - International Campuses

Visit expenses for team members (including staff) shall be based on travel by business class. Cost of the visit must be paid as invoiced by ACICS. The schedule of visit fees per day shown above will be adjusted as necessary for international travel by business class.

FACT VISITS

Actual Expenses will be charged to the institution if the Council determines that the institution is not in compliance with the Accreditation Criteria. The Council will incur the expense otherwise.

 

** SPOL Discount: If the same program at another location is being submitted at the same time as the first application, ACICS discounts the second and each subsequent application.