Accreditation
The front of the Saint Francis statue in front of Brookside Mansion during the fall season

USF Accreditation: Ensuring Quality

Accreditation is a professional standard that ensures students receive a high-quality education. In the United States, there are six regional accreditation agencies which are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. These agencies regularly evaluate an institution’s academic programs, administration, mission, financial health, and resources.

Institutional Accreditation

The University of Saint Francis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Open Pathway.

State Entities

The following State of Indiana entities work in tandem with regional and programmatic accrediting agencies.

Academic Program Accreditation

At USF, academic programs are accredited by the following organizations. See individual academic program accreditationfor detailed information.