The accreditation of curricular programs in the Philippines, particularly for state universities and colleges, is the main function of the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), Inc. Organized in 1987, though officially registered and recognized under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 4, 1989, it is the youngest of the four (4) accrediting agencies in the country until late 2003. Under its charter, one of the functions, if not the main purpose of AACCUP, is "to develop a mechanism of, and conduct the evaluation of programs and institutions."

AACCUP is now closely allied with the Association of Local Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation, Inc. (ALCUCOA), organized only in the later part of year 2003.

The AACCUP is a member of the:

DR. LUIS M. SOROLLA, JR. is president and chairman of AACCUP. He is also the President of the West Visayas State University. Prior and during his present appointment as president of the premier university, he had strings of administrative positions to name a few: President, Western Visayas College of Science and Technology, Director, National Network of Quality Assurance Agencies, Inc. (NNQAA) Board; 2nd Vice President of the Regional Association of National Government Executives (RANGE VI); Captain, 601 Squadron Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary, Commanding Officer Special Action Volunteers Emergency Responder (SAVER Iloilo City), Vice-President of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC National), and the President of PASUC 6; Chairman of Regional Advisory Council (RAC) of the Civil Service Commission in the Western Visayas.

AACCUP is a non-profit, non-stock corporation now composed of 111 State Universities and Colleges (SUCs).

Below is the Directory of SUC members arranged by Region. Each SUC member name included therein may be a hotlink leading to SUC's Accredited Programs, Status of Accreditation and Duration of Validity of Accreditation Status (except for SUCs which are yet to be accredited).