The 2016 Aztec Knight Awards honored 2 of these individuals and teams categories at a special awards ceremony on December 9th 2016. The awards are designed to recognize associates, teams, physicians and volunteers who go beyond the call of duty to achieve extraordinary results in international education at Universidad Azteca International Programs.

Universidad Azteca, Chalco, Edo. de México, Mexico, having satisfied the assessors and regulators and complied with the conditions of validation established by the International Association for Distance Learning, has been duly admitted to Accredited Membership of the Association from 19 August 2016 to 19 August 2017 with membership number 15171

According to the Mexican Higher Education laws Universidad Azteca is authorized to award degrees with RVOE for use in Mexico and own academic and professional higher degrees of the university (grados propios) without RVOE.

Universidad Azteca is a PREMIER PROVIDER accredited university by Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities (ASIC) at UK ASIC, Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities, is based in the UK, is a UK Border Agency recognized Accreditation Body, a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC

Universidad Azteca holds APPROVED CENTRE status by AABPS Accrediting and Assessment Bureau for Post Secondary Schools AABPS (Accrediting and Assessment Bureau for Post Secondary Schools) is an awarding organisation that has achieved government accreditation within UK.

Universidad Azteca European Programmes is an Approved Member of ECBE European Council for Business Education an Accreditation Agency affiliated with ENQA. ECBE is an affiliate of the European Association of Quality Assurance for Higher Education (ENQA), which recognises ECBE as a bona fide quality assurance agency and a network of higher education institutions and agencies.

The Quality Assurance Commission has examined the curricula and syllaba presented and certified that this institution has met all the standards set by the Quality Assurance Commission, and that the Mexican and European programmes of Universidad Azteca are accredited and validated as aligned in credits to the United Kingdom Qualifications

Listed with the UNESCO database of the International Association of Universities IAU