The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is a United States organization of degree-granting colleges and universities. It identifies its purpose as providing national advocacy for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation in order to certify the quality of higher education accrediting organizations, including regional, faith-based, private, career, and programmatic accrediting organizations.

The organization has approximately 3,000 academic institutions as members, and currently recognizes approximately 60 accrediting organizations.

CHEA is based in Washington, DC. CHEA is a member of International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies (INQAAHE).

Swiss School of Management is Accredited by CHEA-Council for Higher Education Accreditation.