College Accreditation

Public Notification of Opportunity to Comment

Spoon River College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accreditation agency. The College will be evaluated through an online process beginning November 2, 2015 with a team representing The Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Spoon River College has been accredited by the Commission since April 13, 1977. The team will review the College's ongoing ability to meet the Commission's Criteria for Accreditation.
 
The public is invited to submit comments regarding the College to:
Third Party Comment on Spoon River College
Higher Learning Commission • 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 
 
The public may also submit comments on the Commission's Website at https://www.hlcommission.org/. Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the College or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing and signed. Comments cannot be treated as confidential. All comments must be received by October 9, 2015. 

College Accreditation

In a letter sent to Spoon River College on June 1, 2012, the Institutional Actions Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission voted to continue the accreditation of Spoon River College for ten years.  The next comprehensive evaluation of Spoon River College by the HLC is set for 2021-2022.

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 Self Study Report

 
 

 Accreditation

 

Spoon River College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Click on the link below for additional information.

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
Phone: 800.621.7440

 

 Approved By:

 

Illinois Board of Higher Education
4 West Old Capitol Plaza, Room 500
Springfield, IL 62701-1287
www.ibhe.state.il.us

Illinois Community College Board
401 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
www.iccb.org

Illinois Department of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62702

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations
525 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62786
www.idfpr.com

Illinois Department of Public Health
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786
http://www.dph.illinois.gov/

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62702
www.isbe.net

Illinois State Scholarship Commission
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015-5209
http://www.collegeillinois.org/

State-Approving Agency for Department of Veteran's Affairs
833 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62794-9432

United States Department of Education
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20208-5574
www.ed.gov​​