Wright Graduate University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, DC 20036; 202.234.5100; http://www.deac.org. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); http://www.chea.org. Click the following link to view Wright Graduate University's current DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public.
Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential is a nonprofit 501©(3) doing business as Wright Graduate University. WGU has been approved to do business in Wisconsin as a private school, by the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) and the Wisconsin Educational Approval Program (WEA),1400 E. Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53703, DSPSEAP@wisconsin.gov, 608-266-1996, https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/Default.aspx
The Illinois location of The Wright Graduate University (dba Wright Graduate School for the Realization of Human Potential in Illinois) is authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capital Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701, 217-782-2551, https://www.ibhe.org/.
Wright Graduate University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).
The Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300 in Overland Park, KS, 66213, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page. Click the following link to view Wright Graduate University's current IACBE Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.
Wright Graduate University’s M.A. in Transformational Leadership and Coaching, Graduate Certificate in Transformational Coaching, and Ed.D. in Transformational Leadership and Coaching have been formally recognized by GSAEC as the first school meeting the GSAEC Academic Standards of Graduate Coach Education.
Wright Graduate University’s course, AC82: Professional and Leadership Coaching, is included in the Wright Foundation for the Realization of Human Potential’s Emergence Coach Training (ECT). ECT is recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) under their classification as an accredited coach training program (ACTP) for those seeking to earn the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) or Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential. Completion of an ACTP is one of several paths a coach may choose to earn a coaching credential from ICF. Please visit http://www.coachfederation.org to learn more about ICF’s different coaching credentials and the paths to certification and visit https://wrightfoundation.org/emergence-coaching-training/ to learn about adding Emergence Coach Training to a WGU degree or Certificate.
The Wright Graduate University (WGU) for the Realization of Human Potential, Inc., is a division of the Wright Foundation for the Realization of Human Potential, a 501(c)3 nonprofit registered corporation in the state of Illinois.
Documentation of approval and accreditation can be requested from the Campus Director.
Any student at Wright Graduate University who has a complaint relating to Title IV eligibility or administration, the quality of education received at WGU, or otherwise relating to the accreditation standards of DEAC can submit their complaint to WGU and/or to any of the following:
- Department of Education’s Student Complaint website: ED Office of Inspector General Hotline
- The State authorizing authority:
- (WI) State Authorizing Authority: Before filing a complaint with the Wisconsin Educational Approval Program (EAP), state law requires students to try to resolve the matter with the school. Every EAP-approved school has a process to resolve student complaints. If the matter is not resolved, a complaint may be filed with the EAP using the Student Complaint form, available for download at https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/StudentResources.aspx
- (IL) State Authorizing Authority: https://complaints.ibhe.org/
- The State Office of Attorney General: https://www.doj.state.wi.us/ag/contact
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Accreditation: Wright Graduate University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education (CHEA). Wright Graduate University business programs have received specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). See complete accreditation and recognition details here.