Institutional Research




Official Affiliation & Status (HLC profile). 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. HLC's address is 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 in Chicago, IL 60604. Telephone 800-621-7440.


Annual Institutional Updates:

     Combined Surveys: 2016 | 2015 | 2014
     Main Survey:  2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
     Finance Survey: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Reports to the Higher Learning Commission:

2016 Assurance Argument:
          Assurance Argument
          Compliance Worksheet
                 Appendices (split by size of PDF): Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

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

 Specialized Accreditation for Colleges and Programs:

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
American Chemical Society
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Council for the Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)

 U.S. Department of Education:

          Universities & Higher Education Accreditation Information & Transparency Agenda