Higher Learning Commission Accreditation
The Criteria for Accreditation
The Criteria for Accreditation are the standards of quality by which the Higher Learning Commission determines whether an institution merits accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation. Below is a summary of the criteria.
The Higher Learning Commission has five criteria for accreditation. They are:
(2) Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct,
(3) Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support,
(4) Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement, and
(5) Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness.