Cognia NWAC

Affiliated to Northwest Accreditation Commission, USA.

SASE is exclusively accredited by Cognia and affiliated to Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), USA. Cognia NWAC, our affiliating body, has more than one hundred years’ reputation for advanced school improvement and systemic improvement programs, both in the USA and around the world. NWAC brings unparalleled strength to our mission.

Northwest Accreditation Commission, NWAC, USA is one of the six US Regional Accrediting Agencies, accrediting schools for about 100 years, since its establishment in 1917, by the Federal Government of United States of America. NWAC, USA is a part of the largest and most prestigious K-12 accreditation consortium in the world that currently serves as a trusted accreditor to over 40,000 schools of educational excellence in 80+ countries, positively touching the lives of over 2 million educators and 20 million students.

In India, NWAC is recognised by, and also a member of, COBSE- Council of Boards of School Education, a government body vested with powers to recognise school qualification awarding boards in India. The 12th standard qualification- American High School Diploma awarded by NWAC is equivalent to the state and the central government boards’, such as CBSE, ICSE, and Karnataka PU Department,  12th standard qualification. Students are also eligible for Equivalence Certificate, and they can obtain it from the Association of Indian Universities- a government body under MHRD authorised to equate foreign board’s qualification in India. 

Visit NWAC’s Regional Office’s site for more info on NWAC in India.