Accreditation and Affiliation

Accreditation and Affiliation

Since 1916, the University has been fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Various academic programs currently have special accreditation by the following:

  • American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
  • National University Continuing Education Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Colorado Department of Education
  • Colorado State Board of Accountancy
  • Colorado State Board of Nursing
  • CAATE: Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council for Education of the Deaf
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education/North American Society for Sport Management
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Society for Public Health Education.

UNC holds membership to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities, the Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, Project 30 Alliance, the Western Association of Graduate Schools, the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, Colorado Thirty Group and other educational organizations.