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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

James Benté, Vice President
Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
(630) 942-2409