Newcastle University is a private institution chartered under the laws of the State of Delaware, While the University is accredited by other accrediting agencies listed below.

The University is accredited by the following accrediting agencies in USA and UK.


Higher Learning Commission, United Kingdom

The Higher Learning Commission UK is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. It serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, United Kingdom and Latin America and other international sites approved by the Board of Trustees that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees. The Commission also accepts applications from other international institutions of higher education.

Distance Education and Training Council UK

DETC was founded for the purpose of improving continuing education and training and has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Distance Education as a “reliable authority” as to the quality of education and training provided by the institutions we accredit. Accreditation serves the interests of companies, agencies, and the public through the establishment of standards, policies, and procedures in conjunction with an objective third-party professional evaluation designed to identify and inspire sound education and training practices. When such a process is matched by an institution’s commitment to high standards and accountability, a partnership for quality becomes reality.


National Bureau for State Post Secondary Education, USA

University is a recognized member institution. National Bureau for State Post Secondary Education is comprised of an association of 5,000, degree, diploma granting colleges and universities.

United States Bar Council

Our online law degree program is registered with the USBC an accredited distance learning law school.’s authority to grant a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, which qualifies graduates to take the Bar Examination and obtain admission to the practice of law, is through the USBC.  students must pass the First-Year Law Students’ Examination at the end of the first year of law school study. For additional information regarding the law school, including bar passage rates Those who are enrolled in our online law degree program must register as students with the institution.


Medical Council of America, USA

Medical Licensing Assessment. We’re introducing the Medical Licensing Assessment (MLA) which will test the core knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to practise safely in the UK. We issue a range of certificates including certificates of provisional and full registration, proof of entry on the register, certificates of current professional status or good standing, and specialist or general practice certificates. This section explains the types of certificate we offer, and how you can request one from us. A certificate of good standing (CGS) confirms to regulators in other countries that a doctor is in good standing with us. A CGS will show whether, at the time of issuing, the doctor is registered with us and if there are any restrictions on their practice in the UK.