Institutional Accreditation

Western Colorado University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission 
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
(312) 263-0456 (800) 621-7440

Individual academic programs have been accredited, approved, or recognized by discipline-specific professional or governmental agencies, including the following:

  • Energy Management: American Association of Professional Landmen;
  • Music: National Association of Schools of Music;
  • Teacher Education: Colorado Department of Education;
  • Colorado Commission on Higher Education;

Institutional accreditation documents may be reviewed in the Office of Academic Affairs.