Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

Henderson State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which is one of the six regional accreditors in the United States.  The HLC reaffirmed HSU's accreditation in 2012 and reviews institutions on a 10-year cycle.

Open Pathway

Recently, the HLC moved Henderson State University to the Open Pathway process for reaffirmation of accreditation.  The Open Pathway spreads the accreditation process over the ten-year cycle and includes the following two main components:

  • Two Assurance Reviews
  • Quality Initiative