Quincy University is accredited as a four-year university by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 300 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604 (800.621.7440). It is approved by the Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board, 100 N. First Street, Springfield, Illinois 62777 (217.782.4321), to offer education programs for elementary and high school teacher licensure.

Quincy University is also a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Council of Independent Colleges, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities, College Consortium
for International Studies, the Associated Colleges of Illinois, and the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities.

The University is approved by the State Approving Agency for educational assistance benefits to veterans and veterans’ dependents and by the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the U.S. Department of Justice.

“The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following programs in the Master’s of Science in Education in Counseling Program at Quincy University: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.Ed.) and School Counseling (M.S.Ed.).”

Consumer Info

Pursuant to the federal regulations, consumer information for the State of Illinois follows:

Illinois State Board of Education Accreditation

Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359 or info@ibhe.org. Students seeking to register a complaint about an institution are required to submit the complaint in writing.

IBHE Complaint System