Higher Education Accreditation Information and Links

Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors

3304 North Broadway Street, #214
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 857-7900
Joseph Vibert, Executive Director

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation

One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 854 
Washington , DC 20036–1110
(202) 955–6126
Dr. Judith Eaton, Executive Director

Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC)

C-RAC is comprised of the Presidents of the seven regional accrediting commissions and their Board Chairs.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267) 284-5025
Dr. Elizabeth Sibolski, President

New England Commission of Higher Education

3 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01830
(781) 425-7747
Dr. Barbara E. Brittingham, President

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413
(312) 263-0456  
Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley, President

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

8060 165th Avenue, NE, Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 558-4224
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, President

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4512 
Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, President

U.S. Department of Education


Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, 
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-9001
Ms. Jamienne S. Studley, President

Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204
Novato,  CA 94949
(415) 506-0234
Dr. Richard Winn, President

Other Commissions of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
Commission of Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Schools

9115 Westside Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
888.41EDNOW (888.413.3669)
770.346.9260 (main fax)
Dr. Mark A. Elgart, President

Other Useful Links

SHEEO Members for SACSCOC States

SHEEO Members for SACSCOC States

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
340 Education Building
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-2155

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention