McKendree University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Several academic programs are also accredited by discipline-specific associations. In addition, McKendree maintains institutional memberships with many professional associations.




Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle St.Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
(800) 621-7440

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-6791

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
P.O. Box 3960
Olathe, KS, 66063
(913) 631-3009


Approvals & Licenses


Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans’ Education
300 North Main Street
Versailles, KY, 40383

(859) 256-3235

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

110 Airport Road, 2nd Floor
Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 573-1555




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 Campus Compact (ILCC)

Illinois Virtual Campus

Kentucky Virtual Campus

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  


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Photo of Heather Haycraft, M.A.Ed.Heather Haycraft, M.A.Ed.

Coordinator for Kentucky Programs
(502) 797-4380 






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