Institutional and Program Accreditation

(Consumer Information Disclosure)

Accreditation is the primary means of assuring and improving the quality of higher education institutions and programs in the United States.

IECC Institutional Accreditation and Approvals

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Contact information:

Higher Learning Commission 
230 South LaSalle Street, Ste. 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

Approved by:

Illinois Board of Higher Education
Illinois Community College Board

IECC Program Accreditations and Approvals 

Accredited by:

The Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326.

The Automotive Technology program at Frontier Community College has Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176.

The Medical Laboratory Technician program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119.

The Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182.

Approved or Licensed by:

The Associate Degree in Nursing and Practical Nursing Certificate programs are approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), 320 W. Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, IL 62786.

The Cosmetology, Cosmetology Teacher, and Nail Technology programs are licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), 320 W. Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, IL 62786.

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges is in good standing with all of its accrediting bodies and regulatory agencies. No accrediting body has taken adverse action against IECC's programs.

To obtain or review documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing, contact the Assistant Dean of Academic Services at Illinois Eastern Community Colleges.