Welcome to the University of Missouri-St. Louis Academic Affairs: Accreditation, Assessment and Planning website! Currently we are ramping-up for our reaccreditation review.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission; 300 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400; Chicago, IL 60602-2504; (312) 263-0456.

A team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) will visit the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) on November 5 & 6, 2018, as part of UMSL’s continuing accreditation process. During their campus visit the HLC site team will hold open forums for students, faculty and staff. A complete report will be posted when available. Email Dr. Alan Heisel should you have any questions or comments.

Criteria for Accreditation

The Criteria for Accreditation are the standards of quality by which the Commission determines whether an institution merits accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation.

Criterion One  |  Criterion Two  |  Criterion Three  |  Criterion Four  |  Criterion Five  |


Institutional Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission

Professional Accreditations and Program Approvals

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Optometry (O.D.) Degree Program
Residency, Cornea and Contact Lenses
Residency, Pediatrics and Binocular Vision
Residency, Pediatric Optometry @ Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Residency, Primary Eye Care @ St. Louis VA
Residency, Primary Eye Care and Low Vision
Rehabilitation@ Kansas City VA Medical Ctr.
Residency, Primary Eye Care and Low Vision @ Robert J. Dole VAMC, Wichita, Kansas
Residency, Primary Eye Care @ Marion VAMC, Marion, Illinois
American Chemical Society
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Business: Accounting
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
BSN & MSN programs
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) - BSW
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) - MSW
Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE)
Missouri State Board of Nursing
National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
National Association of School Psychologist (NASP)
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)