Accreditation

Public Comments

Southeastern Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.
The college will host a visit on September 16-18, 2019, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission.
The team will review the institution's ongoing ability to meet HLC's Criteria for Accreditation. Southeastern Community College has been accredited by HLC since 1974.

Comments must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.
Submit comments to HLC at www.hlcommission.org/Student-Resources/third-party-comment.html or mail them to the address below. All comments must be received by August 19, 2019.

Public Comment on Southeastern Community College
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Accreditation Information

Southeastern Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) 621-7440

https://www.hlcommission.org/

Instructions for filing a complaint via the Higher Learning Commission are located at https://www.hlcommission.org/HLC-Institutions/complaints.html

Institution and Program Accreditation

Several programs are accredited for licensure or certification by entities or agencies other than the Higher Learning Commission. Approval by program accreditations provides assurance to SCC students that SCC adheres to high standards and quality programs.

Program Accrediting/ Approval Agency Last Renewal Next Renewal Accreditation/Approval Letter/Certificate
All Programs Higher Learning Commission (HLC) 10/22/2012 2019-2020 HLC Reaffirmation Letter
All Programs Iowa Department of Education (IDOE) 08/31/2016 2021 Iowa State Board of Education
Accreditation Report
Automotive Technology National Automotive Technician's Education Foundation (NATEF)/National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) June 2015 June 2020 ASE Certificate of Accreditation
Collision Repair and Restoration I-CAR Industry Aligned Training Center Professional Development Program – Education Edition (PDP-EE)  2018-2019 Annual ICAR Certificate
Concurrent Enrollment National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) 2013 2020 NACEP Certificate of Accreditation
Emergency Medical Services Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)/Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) 01/19/2017 2022 CAAHEP Accreditation Letter
Medical Assistant Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 09/19/2014 2024 CAAHEP Accreditation Letter
Nurse Aide Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) 10/17/2015 TBD by DIA DIA Approval Letter
Nursing Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON) 10/05/2016 2022 IBON Approval Letter
Respiratory Care Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) 07/14/2012 2022 CoARC Accreditation Certificate
Welding American Welding Society's (AWS) Certified Welding Program 12/1/2019 12/1/2020 AWS Certification Letter

 

 

Related Links

AQIP
Systems Appraisal
Continuous Process Improvement
Quality Summary Report (submitted by SCC to HLC)
Quality Report Feedback (from HLC to SCC)