Pulaski Technical College: two year community college in central Arkansas

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Pulaski Tech StudentsUA-PTC approved high school accreditation list

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College considers a high school transcript, GED or high school equivalency diploma valid if granted by a high school or agency/program accredited by:

1. A public school regulated by a school system and state department of education.

2. A regional accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education:

  • Commission on Independent Schools (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) https://cis.neasc.org
  • Accrediting Commission for School (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) www.acswasc.org
  • Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (Southern Association of Schools and Colleges) http://sacs.org
  • Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement) www.advanc-ed.org/about-us
  • Commission on Secondary School (Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges) www.msa-cess.org
  • Northwest Association of Accredited Schools www.advanc-ed.org/about-us

3. Distance or correspondence programs accredited by Distance Education Training Council (DETC) now known as the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC) www.deac.org

4. Independent or Private schools accredited by:

  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) www.nais.org
  • Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) www.isacs.org

5. General Education Development (GED) certificates from the state approved GED program for that state

6. Home-school Transcripts

As we require of all applicants, we will need a complete transcript of all your high school work for ninth through twelfth grades. An umbrella home-school organization or the teaching parents may submit your transcript to us. Your transcript should include:

  • Years of study,
  • Course titles,
  • Letter grades,
  • Credits or units completed,
  • Grading scale,
  • Cumulative GPA,
  • Graduation date,
  • Signature from the school administrator (usually a parent).

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College has reviewed the following schools and found them to meet our accreditation standards:

  • A Beka Academy Pensacola, FL
  • American National Christian Academy Arlington, TX
  • James Madison High School Norcross, GA
  • Penn Foster Scranton, PA
  • Southwest Christian Academy Little Rock, AR
  • Continental Academy High School before January 2010 Miami Lakes, FL
  • American School of Correspondence Lansing, Ill
  • Woodland Hills Christian Little Rock, AR
  • Word of Outreach Christian Academy Little Rock, AR
  • Midwest Academy Carmel, IN

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College has reviewed the following schools and found they do not meet PTC accreditation standards:

  • Adison High School
  • Belford High School
  • Continental Academy High School after January 2010 Miami Lakes, FL
  • Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School Online
  • Fortville High School Online
  • Jefferson High School Online
  • John Adams Virtual School
  • Madison Falls High School
  • West Madison Falls High School
  • McHill High School Online
  • Nation High School Online
  • Pacific High School Online
  • Stratford Career Institute Online
  • Titan High School
  • Midwest Adult Institute - Atlanta, GA

Please note that the above listed are not exhaustive. If your high school was or is accredited you may submit your final official high school transcript and/or evidence of accreditation as outlined above for review to the director of admissions.

Mail to:
Director of Admissions
Accreditation Review
University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72116

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