HLC Accreditation

Welcome to the East Central College HLC Accreditation website!

East Central College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462

Additional information on the AQIP process can be found at:

A team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) will visit East Central College (ECC) on October 16-18, 2017. as part of ECC’s continuing accreditation process. During their campus visit the HLC site team will hold open forums for students, faculty and staff. A complete report will be posted when available. Contact Dr. Tia Robinson with any questions or comments.

Criteria for Accreditation

The Criteria for Accreditation are the standards of quality by which the Commission determines whether an institution merits accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation.

Criterion One  |  Criterion Two  |  Criterion Three  |  Criterion Four  |  Criterion Five  |


Institutional Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission

Program Accreditation: The following programs within the College carry full program accreditation: