McKendree University seeks to achieve the highest standard of excellence so we may provide our students with the best education experience possible. To that end, McKendree has sought and passed the accreditation standards of several higher education and veterans benefits organizations including:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Kentucky State Approving Agency for Veterans Education

Kentucky Council on Post Secondary Education

The Council of Independent Colleges

The Association of American Colleges and Universities

Servicemember's Opportunity Colleges