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  • Accreditation

    Accreditation is both a status and a process.

    As a status, accreditation provides public notification that a college meets standards of quality set forth by an independent accrediting agency. These standards verify that a college has the curriculum, support programs and services, financial and human resources, facilities and other requirements to provide a quality educational experience for its students.

    As a process, accreditation reflects the fact that in achieving recognition by the accrediting agency, the college has prepared a self-study for external review by its peers that addresses each accreditation standard and participates in a site visit that verifies all information documented in the self-study. Accreditation is an important recognition that is required for transferability of credit to other educational institutions, meet professional licensing requirements, gain employment and permit access to other opportunities.

    Lewis and Clark Community College is accredited by: