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Accreditation and Affiliations


The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality.

Oglala Lakota College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission which is a member of the North Central Association. Oglala Lakota College has been placed on Notice by the Higher Learning Commission. Notice is a Commission sanction indicating that an institution is pursuing a course of action that, if continued, could lead it to be out of compliance with one or more Criteria for Accreditation. An institution on Notice remains accredited. At the end of the notice period, the Board of Trustees may remove the sanction, place the institution on Probation if the identified concerns have not been addressed, or take other action.

For additional information:

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) [www.ncahlc.org] OLC Statement of Affiliation [www.ncahlc.org]
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413

Phone: (800) 621-7440 / (312) 263-0456
Fax: (312) 263-7462

Accredited Programs

Council of Social Work Education
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

South Dakota Board of Nursing
Associate of Arts in Nursing (AA/RN)

South Dakota Department of Education
K-8 Elementary Education (BS)

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Accreditation Mark

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