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Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

Illinois Central is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region, which includes the following 19 states: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent which was founded in 1895 as one of six institutional accreditation agencies in the United States. More information may be found at: hlcommission.org

After receiving reaffirmation on June 16, 2020, Illinois Central College selected the Standard Pathway option. More information may be found at:
hlcommission.org/Accreditation/standard-overview.html

ICC Standard Pathway Dates

ICC Standard Pathway
Dates

Prepare Assurance Filing
2020 – 2023

Comprehensive Evaluation
2024

Prepare Assurance Filing
2025 – 2029

Comprehensive Evaluation For Reaffirmation of Accreditation
2030