Washington University in St. Louis has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association (NCA) since 1913.
Accreditation ensures Washington University’s compliance with all rules and requirements issued by the HLC/NCA concerning changes of and additions to Washington University’s academic programs.
We were last re-accredited in 2014.
From September 22-24, 2014, Washington University underwent an on-site evaluation visit by a team of trained peer reviewers assigned by the HLC. To learn more about Washington University’s 2014 re-accreditation, please visit the reaccreditation website.
For additional information about accreditation and assessment at the university, please visit the Office of the Provost website.