Itenas follows National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi, BAN-PT). The BAN-PT is an independent agency and the only recognized accrediting agency by the Ministry of National Education Republic of Indonesia. Accreditation covers the evaluation of adequacy of a program and/or institution of higher education, also includes the amount of research work undertaken by lecturers, the quality of publications and the length of time taken for graduates to obtain employment. This evaluation is measured over 5 year intervals. BAN-PT can give the information to the public about status of study program in the institutions, thereby, the public believes about the quality of education offered and the quality of these university programs. These qualities of study programs can be maintained and improved.