Institutional Accreditation

CCD is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For more information, contact these organizations.

The Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413
Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462


CCD is a member of the following associations:

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.728.0200
Fax: 202.883.2467

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210.692.3805
Fax: 210.692.0823

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

55 East Monroe Street, Suite 2710
Chicago IL 60603
Phone: 312.499.2600

CCD Program Accreditation

Specific programs are accredited (or approved) through professional organizations as follows:

Dental Hygiene

American Dental Association (ADA)
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
211 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
Phone: 312.440.4653
Fax: 312.440.2707

Human Services

Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)
3337 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 571.257.3959

Radiologic Technology

Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312.704.5300
Fax: 312.704.5304

Veterinary Technology

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: 800.248.2862
Fax: 847.925.1329