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Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone number: (800) 621-7440

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 United States.


Illinois Community College Board
401 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone Number: (217) 785-0123

Recognition is a state statutory term describing the status of a community college district in Illinois that meets academic, student support, financial, facility and reporting standards as established by the Illinois Community College Board.

Programmatic Accreditation

A number of College of DuPage career and technical programs are approved or accredited by appropriate specialized associations or agencies.


Approved By

Contact Information

Keith Tyrka, Vice President
Vice President, Planning, Performance & Technology
(630) 942-2409