Statement of Accreditation Status

Universidad Adventista de las Antillas

  • CEO: Dr. Myrna Colon, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Prof. Yolanda Pérez
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs » Four-year, very small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Antillian College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1978
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2013
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

P. O. Box 118 Carr. 106 Int. Km. 2.2 Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR 00681

(787) 834-9595

www.uaa.edu

  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • November 15, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To note that a follow-up visit will not be conducted. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 15, 2018
    To accept the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due August 1, 2018, regarding the status of the institution. A small team visit may follow submission of the report.The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • October 19, 2017
    To request a supplemental information report due December 1, 2017, regarding the status of the institution.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • January 4, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Academia Adventista Metropolitana, Calle Julio Andino#501, Urb. Villa Prades, Rio Piedras, PR 00929 and to remove this additional location from the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of June 25, 2015 for a monitoring report due September 1, 2016. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • June 25, 2015
    To accept the monitoring report. To request a monitoring report, due September 1, 2016, documenting further evidence of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained assessment process that assesses the achievement of student learning outcomes in all academic programs and uses multiple measures of sufficient quality to provide direct evidence of student achievement of key institutional and program learning outcomes (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • June 27, 2013
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2015, documenting (1) continued development of strategies to measure and assess the level of, and efficient utilization of, institutional resources required to support the institution's mission and goals (Standard 3); (2) a sufficient number of qualified professionals to supervise and provide the student support services and programs to address the needs of a growing, diverse student population (Standard 9); and (3) further progress in the implementation of an organized and sustainable student learning assessment process that includes direct evidence of student learning, with evidence that results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • January 2, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Special Education and the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Bilingual Education within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2012-2013.
  • March 1, 2012
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at Academia Adventista Metropolitana, Calle Julio Andino # 501, Urb. Villa Prades, Rio Piedras, PR 00924 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2012-2013.
  • November 1, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to provisionally include the additional location at Academia Adventista Metropolitana, Calle Julio Andino # 501, Urb. Villa Prades, Rio Piedras, PR 00924 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of commencing operations at the site. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at this additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2012-2013.
  • November 18, 2010
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2012-2013.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope

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