Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs

In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA)(Public Law 110-315) and HLC Policy FDCR.A.10.090, institutions must disclose standing with state and other accrediting agencies as defined by Federal Requirement 34 CFR §602.28, 34 CFR 668.41, and 668.43.


Regional Accreditation

 

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604
(800) 621-7440

Current Status: Accredited
Most recent reaffirmation of accreditation: 2008 - 2009
Next reaffirmation of accreditation: 2018 - 2019
Details



Approvals & Licenses


Illinois Board
of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
(217) 557-7359
 

Current Status: Approved
Details


Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
833 South Spring Street, P.O. Box 19432, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9432
(800) 437-9824

Current Status: Approved
Details


Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. 1st Street, Springfield, Illinois 62777
(217) 782-4321

Current Status: Approved for all education licensure/endorsement programs offered
Details


Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans’ Education
300 North Main Street, Versailles, Kentucky, 40383
(859) 256-3235

Current Status: Approved
Details


Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 4060
(502) 573-1555

Current Status: Licensed to operate programs in Elizabethtown, Frankfort, Glasgow, Radcliff, Shepherdsville, and Online
Details


National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)
3005 Center Green Drive, Suite 130, Boulder, Colorado 80301
(303) 848-3275

Current Status: Approved to offer online programs
Details


Program Accreditation


Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006, Round Rock, TX, 78664
(512) 733-9700

Current Status: Probation/Voluntary Withdraw
Details


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 463-6930

Current Status: Accredited
Most recent accreditation for baccalaureate and master's programs: Feb. 27, 2012
Next onsite evaluation: Spring 2022
Details


International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
1374 Strang Line RoadLenexa, Kansas 66215
(913) 631-3009

Current Status: Accredited Member
Details

 

Institutional Memberships


American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
(AACTE)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

American Council on Education (ACE)

Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI)

Association for Black Culture Centers (ABCC)

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education   (AALHE)

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities (FIICU)

Fulbright Association

Illinois Association for Teacher Education in Private Colleges (IATEPC)

Illinois Campus Compact (ILCC)

Illinois Virtual Campus

Kentucky Virtual Campus

National Association of Fellowships Advisors (NAFA)

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)

National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church (NASCUMC)

National League for Nursing (NLN)

President’s Alliance For Excellence in Student Learning and Accountability

United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)