University of Nebraska High School Accredited: University of Nebraska online high school
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Advanced Placement Government and Politics

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Government & Politics


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UNHS Accreditation

AdvancED brings together more than 100 years of experience and the expertise of three U.S.-based accreditation agencies—the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).

The University of Nebraska High School also meets or exceeds iNACOL National Standards of Quality for Online Courses, and strives for continuous school improvement and the highest standards in quality education.

What Accreditation Means

As a fully accredited high school, UNHS follows best practices in distance education. To be accredited a school must meet stringent standards in the areas of:
  • Curriculum
  • Staffing
  • Instruction
  • Awarding of credit hours
  • Diploma granting
These standards ensure a high level of quality in the education students receive. Credits can also be easily transferred from one accredited school to another accredited school.

NCAA-Approved Courses

UNHS offers core and Advanced Placement® courses that are approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for students seeking eligibility. To view our list of NCAA-approved courses, visit the NCAA and use UNHS code 281316.

College Board-Approved AP Courses

All of UNHS' Advanced Placement® courses have received audit approval from College Board. To view our approved AP courses, please visit College Board's AP Course Ledger and use UNHS code 281316 in the Quick Search field.

Tier 1 Military Status

For high school students who are interested in serving in the United States Military, please note that the University of Nebraska High School diploma is considered Tier 1 by the U.S. Military and given the same priority as a traditional high school diploma. Students considering earning their high school diploma online should remain in contact with their recruiter to ensure they meet the preferred qualifications.