Our HLC and program accreditations demonstrate that a AG真人官网学院 degree meets the 最高标准. Each accrediting body monitors and periodically reviews the college and our programs to ensure we continue meeting their standards.
Additional information from the HLC regarding Hope’s institutional accreditation can be found through the Mark of Affiliation. For more information about AG真人官网学院 program accreditations and approvals, contact the 教务长办公室.
AG真人官网学院 has been accredited for over a century. AG真人官网最初被认定为 in 1915 by the North Central Association. In 2014 the North Central Association became the 高等教育委员会 and our institutional accreditation moved to the HLC.
To maintain our HLC accreditation we continually meet their Criteria for 认证, Assumed Practices, Obligations of Membership, and Federal 合规 Requirements.
The HLC offers different pathways to continuing accreditation. AG真人官网在HLC上 开放的途径. This pathway includes a Comprehensive Evaluation every 10 years to reaffirm accreditation and a Mid-Point Review in Year 4 of the cycle. 之间的中点 Review and the next Comprehensive Evaluation, Hope completes a Quality Initiative project illustrating how we engage in continuous improvement for the benefit of our 学生.
Hope’s next Comprehensive Evaluation will take place in the 2023–24 academic year. As one part of the evaluation, a team of peer reviewers will visit AG真人官网学院 on 2023年9月18日至19日,. Across 2022 we are preparing our Assurance Argument, Evidence File, and Federal 合规 Filing. In early 2023 all members of the Hope community will have the opportunity to review these documents. After this internal review, the documents will be submitted to the 高等教育委员会 and reviewed by the peer-review team prior to the September 2023 college visit.
All Hope constituency groups — 学生, staff, faculty, administrators, board members, alumni and community members — play a role in our continued accreditation.
- AG真人官网学院 Location Approval
AG真人官网学院 has State of 密歇根 and 高等教育委员会 approval to offer academic programs at two locations: our campus in 荷兰, and an additional location at the Muskegon Correctional Facility. State of 密歇根 and HLC approval were received in 2021 for the Muskegon location.
- Program 认证 and Approval
The following AG真人官网学院 programs are recognized with program accreditation or approval
- Art 历史, Studio Art, and Art 教育: National Association of Schools of Art and Design
- 生物化学 & 分子生物学: American Society for 生物化学 and Molecular Biology
- 化学: 美国化学学会
- 舞蹈: National Association of Schools of Dance
- 教育: Council for the 认证 of Educator Preparation
- 工程: 认证 Board for Engineering and Technology
- Music, Music Performance, and Music 教育: National Association of Schools of Music
- 护理: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
- 社会工作: Council on Social Work Education
- 剧场: National Association of Schools of Theatre
Below is the contact information for the 高等教育委员会 if there is a need to file a concern/complaint:
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456