The Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS)

Accreditation Statement

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa., 19104 (267-284-5000). Candidate for Accreditation status was granted to the DMGS on November 17, 2016.

Candidate for Accreditation is a status of affiliation with a regional accrediting commission which indicates that an institution has achieved initial recognition and is progressing toward, but is not assured of, accreditation. It has provided evidence of sound planning, appears to have the resources to implement the plans, and appears to have the potential for reaching its goals within a reasonable time.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Institutional Profile

APPENDIX 8-F: Retention and Graduation Rates:

Current and recent student retention and graduation rates, including clear definitions of each rate and how each is calculated.

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security opened its first semester during the 2015 Spring Semester with four (4) students enrolled in three (3) courses.

During the 2015 Fall Semester, four (4) students from 2015 Spring Semester Continued. Six (6) new students enrolled for the 2015 Fall Semester.

The 2016 Spring Semester, nine (9) students from the 2015 Fall Semester registered for the 2016 Semester. One student withdrew. Retention Rate = 90% Seventeen (17) students enrolled for the 2016 Spring Semester; 9 continuing with eight (8) new students.

The 2016 Fall Semester begins 29, August, 2016. Based on pre-registration data, one student will be on leave of absence for one semester. Sixteen (16) students enrolled in the 2016 Spring Semester have preregistered for the current Fall Semester yielding a retention rate of 94%. As of the 2016 Fall Semester Census Date (September 9, 2016), DMGS registered 22 new students with a total enrollment of 38.

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security has graduated eight (8) students in the Master of Arts degree programs.

Retention Rate Statistics:

Final Official Data as of Friday, September 9, 2016