2017-18 Assurance Argument
2017-18 Criteria for Accreditation
2017-18 Evidence Archive
2017-18 Probation Areas
2017-18 Updates & News
On their website, the HLC identifies five criteria, each divided into core components, that University must provide evidence they meet in order to be accredited.
For more information, please see the HLC website.
The five main areas are:
Criterion One: Mission
Criterion Two: Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
Criterion Three: Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support
Criterion Four: Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
Criterion Five: Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
In each of these areas, Highlands has to show evidence that we meet the core components. Additionally, the institution has to meet a series of Assumed Practices and Federal Guidelines.