College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education: Requirements of Affiliation and Standards of Accreditation
Revised in March 2011 to reflect the new distance education and correspondence education requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.
A manual for institutions preparing for the self-study and peer review processes. Updated in 2012 to reflect the latest federal regulations and MSCHE expectations.