Bellevue University Accreditation

Bellevue University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC or Commission) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region, which includes nineteen states from Arizona to North Dakota and Wyoming and Colorado to West Virginia.

You can verify our accreditation by contacting:

The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504
1-800-621-7440 • 1-312-263-0456
[email protected]
hlcommission.org


In addition, Bellevue University has received specialized accreditation or program accreditation for outstanding degree programs.

Bellevue University has received specialized accreditation for its Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Accreditation means the academic business unit’s programs are sufficiently strong to be considered high-quality programs, and that the academic business unit is functioning effectively (e.g., producing excellent student learning outcomes).

Bellevue University’s Bachelor of Science in Project Management, Master of Project Management and Master of Management in Information Systems with a Concentration in Information Technology Project Management are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs. The Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is the world’s leading specialized accrediting body for project management and related degree programs, accrediting programs at the bachelor, postgraduate, and doctorate levels offered within accredited institutions of higher education worldwide.

The Master of Science in Clinical Counseling program is accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The standards of CACREP are considered to be markers of high quality counselor education. CACREP accreditation provides recognition that the content and quality of the program has been evaluated and meets standards set by the profession.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Bellevue University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
BBBOnLine Reliability