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Statement of Accreditation

Wilmington College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission:

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

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Wilmington College is authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This authorization continues through December 31, 2024. A copy of the State of Ohio Certificate of Authorization may be reviewed in the Academic Affairs office. File a student complaint.

Athletic Training


The Wilmington College Athletic Training program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

Ohio Teacher Education Program

CAEPWilmington College’s Teacher Education Program is designed to prepare teachers in the liberal arts tradition. It is accredited by the Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) from December 31, 2018 – December 31, 2020. A copy of the latest accreditation report can be reviewed in the Academic Affairs Office.


Sport Management

The sport management degree program at Wilmington College has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The sport management programs in the following degrees are accredited by COSMA:

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management