Accreditation Frequently asked questions
What is the Higher Learning Commission?
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1895 located in Chicago, Illinois. HLC is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions in the North Central Region.
HLC's mission is "seeing the common good by assuring and advancing the quality of higher learning."