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Office of Institutional Effectiveness Accreditation


Accreditation Planning

Emporia State University holds institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and major degree programs are accredited by Specialized Accreditation entities. The institution is committed to providing the highest quality degree programs with engaging high impact practices aimed at providing excellent student learning experiences, meanwhile fulfilling its mission of preparing students for lifelong learning, rewarding careers, and adaptive leadership. The faculty in collaboration with shared governance assure the integrity of the academic programs and curriculum across all academic departments, colleges, and schools. The HLC Criteria for Accreditation serve as the framework embraced by the institution in actualizing its mission through strategic planning guided operations.

Councils and Committees

HLC Leadership Team

General Education Council

General Education Assessment Steering Committee

General Education Assessment Team

Student Learning Assessment Council