NCA Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation


UCCS is accredited through the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission. Our last accreditation renewal occurred in 2006 and the next will occur in 2016. For specific questions or information not posted here, please contact Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, David Moon.

Official Affiliation & Status


Annual Institutional Updates
     Main Survey: 2011 | 2010
     Finance Survey: 2011 | 2010
2006 Report of the Higher Learning Commission
     Part 1: Mission and Integrity p1-98, table of contents
     Part 2: Preparing for the Future  p99-154
     Part 3: Student Learning and Effective Teaching p155-218
     Part 4: Acquisition, Discovery and Application of Knowledge p219-292
     Part 5: Engagement and Service  p293+
     Part 6: index
2002 Report of a Focused Visit of the Higher Learning Commission
2002 Follow-up Focused Visit
1997 Report of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
1997 Self Study

Accreditation for Colleges and Programs:
   American Dietetic Association
   Colorado State Board of Nursing
   Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
   American Chemical Society
   American Psychological Association
   Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs*
   National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education*
   Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
   Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
   Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

   * CACREP and NCATE will soon move to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation