Accreditation Fees

At its March 2016 meeting the commission discussed several new accreditation processes and a  new fee schedule in support of the work and resources  required by the commission to fulfill its mission and philosophy.  The fee schedule is available here. The Explanation of Fee Increases and Structure with the fee schedule is here.

Appeals Fees

At its September 2017 meeting, the ARC-PA decided to make an adjustment to appeal fees.  The fee for reconsideration following an adverse action by the commission will remain $5,000.  The fee for a formal appeal hearing will increase from $8,000 to $12, 500. This fee adjustment will be effective January 1, 2018.

Fees for reconsideration of an accreditation action, fees for an appeal of an accreditation action and other expenses related to appeals are detailed in the ARC-PA appeals policy.

Late Fees

A 10% late fee will be charged to programs who are 45 days delinquent in their submission of their annual accreditation payment.