Accreditation is the process by which an outside review body certifies a college or university as meeting certain educational standards. Accreditation is an important “stamp of approval.” Accredited colleges and universities have proven that they are committed to educational quality and improvement.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation which accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions.
Yes. Naropa University was first accredited in 1986 by the North Central Association and has been continually accredited since that time. Most recently, in 2010, Naropa’s accreditation was reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission.
There are many good reasons to attend an accredited institution. Here are a few of them: