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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
  • 800.621.7440

The College is an institutional member of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio, the Council of Independent Colleges, Friends Association for Higher Education, The Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, and the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education.

All women graduates are eligible for membership in the American Association of University Women.


Wilmington College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit October 30–31, 2017, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Wilmington College has been accredited by HLC since 1944. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the college to the following address:

Public Comment on Wilmington College
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by September 30, 2017.