Accreditation and Licensing

Dunlap-Stone University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed  by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Read DEAC’s (Previously known as DETC) Global Report Publication for more about Accreditation (.PDF File)


Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) (Previously known as DETC)
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-234-5100
Fax: 202-332-1386

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure to the Public (.PDF File)

Educational Licensing

Dunlap-Stone University is licensed by the State of Arizona to enroll students in its bachelor degree and vocational programs and to issue college credit for all of the various courses it offers.

All vocationally licensed programs and degree courses offered by DSU/ IIEI to help individuals prepare for their industry certification examinations offered by IIEI Certification are licensed by AZPPSE under Vocational License # V1195.

The State Board may be contacted at:

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1740 W. Adams, 3rd FloorSuite. 3008
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-5709

Educational Affiliations

DEAC is recognized by:

Council for Higher Education Accreditation
One Dupont Circle NW Suite 510
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 955-612

Training Affiliation

Dunlap-Stone University’s International Import-Export Institute is an Approved Provider of training for 12 international trade certification examinations available through IIEI Certification.

IIEI Certification is a service provided by International Trade Certification Authority, Inc.

IIEI Certification

IIEI Certification
19820 North 7th Street, Suite #100
Phoenix, AZ 85024 USA
Web Site:


Military Education Benefits – Approval and Licensing

Dunlap-Stone University is licensed by the State Approving Agency of the Arizona Department of Veteran Services to provide educational programs in accordance with current military education benefits, including Dantes, and VA Programs. The VA-SAA of Arizona may be contacted here:

PHOENIX AZ, 85012, SUITE 108
(602) 255-5395

For more information on what military education programs the Institute is approved for, please refer to the Military Programs page, located HERE.

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Providing Educational Opportunities to Servicemembers

As a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium of colleges and universities, the IIEI and Dunlap-Stone University are dedicated to helping servicemembers and their families get college degrees.