Accreditation & Affiliation

The Higher Learning Commission

Urbana University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC); the University was placed on probation by the HLC in November 2014.

For additional information on Urbana University’s accreditation status contact:, or visit, 1-800-621-7440.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604

The University is authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents to offer degree programs in the state of Ohio.

Specialized or programmatic accreditors include:

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (probation)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (probation) 2013-2014 Annual Report

Institutional Affiliations:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • National Association of Independent Colleges
  • Ohio Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Ohio Association of Private Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Ohio Penal Education Consortium
  • Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges
  • Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education

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