The HLC is nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Cleary University is recognized for veterans’ training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance.
The University is approved by the United States Department of Justice, Immigration, and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher education for training foreign students.
Cleary University has been approved by the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). The NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
Accreditation credentials and other qualifying recognitions are available for review upon a reasonable request made to University officials.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504
Criteria 1: Mission
Criteria 2: Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
Criteria 3: Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support
Criteria 4: Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
Criteria 5: Institutional Effectiveness: Resources and Planning