For specific inquiries about the University?s affiliation with HLC, please contact:

Dr. Gail Jensen
Liaison to HLC


Accreditation is one of the most important ways that Creighton University demonstrates the level of quality at our institution. This website provides:

The Higher Learning Commission

The HLC symbol signifies that Creighton University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Accreditation serves the public by assuring and continuously improving the quality of higher education.

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is charged with overseeing the accreditation of degree granting, post-secondary, not-for-profit and for-profit institutions. There are five other U.S. regional accreditation bodies.