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as of June 23, 2017

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

50 West Fall Creek Pkwy, North Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46208-5752
(317) 917-5957

*Previous names: Indiana Vocational Technical College to Ivy Tech State College (1995) to Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana (2005)

The information on this page describes the accreditation relationship between this institution and the Higher Learning Commission. General information about the Commission and the accreditation process is provided at the end of this document. In addition, links to definitions are provided for many of the terms used.

Accreditation Information

Current status: Accredited

Candidacy date(s):01/01/1970 - 02/23/1995
Accreditation granted:02/24/1995
Historical note:* Note about date of accreditation: Accredited as a single entity on February 24, 1995. System includes the formerly separately-accredited campuses: IVTC (Indiana Vocational Technical College)-Central Indiana Technical Institute, first accredited in 1977 IVTC-Columbus Technical Institute, first accredited in 1978 IVTC-Eastcentral Technical Institute, first accredited in 1979 IVTC-Kokomo Technical Institute, first accredited in 1978 IVTC-Lafayette Technical Institute, first accredited in 1980 IVTC-Northcentral Technical Institute, first accredited in 1977 IVTC-Northeast Technical Institute, first accredited in 1977 IVTC-Northwest Technical Institute, first accredited in 1981 IVTC-Southcentral Technical Institute, first accredited in 1980 IVTC-Southeast Technical Institute, first accredited in 1981 IVTC-Southwest Technical Institute, first accredited in 1977 IVTC-Wabash Valley Technical Institute, first accredited in 1977 and IVTC-Whitewater Technical Institute, first accredited in 1981.

Most recent reaffirmation of accreditation: 2009 - 2010

Next reaffirmation of accreditation: 2018 - 2019

Upcoming or In-Progress Reviews

04/22/2019:Comprehensive Evaluation 

Most Recent History with the Commission

10/27/2009:Comprehensive Evaluations - Approved for Continued Accreditation 

General Institutional Information

This section provides brief, general information about the institution’s organization and scope. The information is self-reported by the institution through the annual Institutional Update to the Commission. Additional information can be found at nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ or on the institution’s web site noted above.

Control: Public

Degree programs (number in each category): Associates (86)

Certificate programs (number offered): 118

Off-Campus Activities (This listing was last updated: 01/25/2017; the information may not be current.) The institution’s accreditation includes courses and programs at:

In-State:   Campuses:   Anderson - Anderson, IN; Bloomington - Bloomington, IN; Columbus - Columbus, IN; East Chicago - East Chicago, IN; Evansville - Evansville, IN; Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne, IN; Gary - Gary, IN; Elkhart County Campus - Goshen, IN; Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN; Kokomo - Kokomo, IN; Lafayette - Lafayette, IN; Lawrenceburg - Riverfront Campus - Lawrenceburg, IN; Logansport Campus - Logansport, IN; Madison - Madison, IN; Marion - Marion, IN; Michigan City - Michigan City, IN; Muncie - Muncie, IN; Richmond - Richmond, IN; Sellersburg - Sellersburg, IN; South Bend - South Bend, IN; Terre Haute - Terre Haute, IN; Valparaiso - Valparaiso, IN; Wabash - Wabash, IN; Warsaw Campus - Warsaw, IN;
    Additional Locations:   Central Noble High School - Albion, IN; Alexandria-Monroe High School - Alexandria, IN; Ebbert Education Center - Anderson, IN; Anderson Community Schools CTE - Anderson, IN; Anderson Preparatory Academy - Anderson, IN; Anderson High School - Anderson, IN; Ivy Tech-Anderson - Anderson, IN; Angola High School - Angola, IN; Attica High School - Attica, IN; Avon - Avon, IN; Batesville - Batesville, IN; North Lawrence Career Center - Bedford, IN; South Adams High School - Berne, IN; Eastern Greene Jr.-Sr. High School - Bloomfield, IN; Bloomfield High School - Bloomfield, IN; ProCure Treatment Centers Inc - Bloomington, IN; Hoosier Hills Career Center - Bloomington, IN; Bloomington South High School - Bloomington, IN; Bloomington North High School - Bloomington, IN; The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship - Bloomington, IN; Borden High School - Borden, IN; Triton Jr/Sr HS - Bourbon, IN; Northview High School - Brazil, IN; Brownstown Central High School - Brownstown, IN; USW/ArcelorMittal Steel - Burns Harbor, IN; Eastside Jr./Sr. High School - Butler, IN; Hanover High School - Cedar Lake, IN; Centerville High School - Centerville , IN; Chesterton High School - Chesterton, IN; Churubusco High School - Churubusco, IN; Clarksville High School - Clarksville, IN; Clay City High School - Clay City, IN; South Vermillion High School - Clinton, IN; Cloverdale High School - Cloverdale, IN; Colubmia City High School - Columbia City, IN; Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Columbus, IN; C4 Columbus Area Career Connection Health Careers - Columbus, IN; McDowell Adult Education Center - Columbus, IN; Advanced Manufacturing Center for Excellence - Columbus, IN; School of Business Center - Columbus, IN; C4 Columbus Area Career Connection - Columbus, IN; Columbus North High School - Columbus, IN; Columbus Signature Academy - Columbus, IN; Connersville Instructional Center - Connersville, IN; Whitewater Technical Career Center - Connersville, IN; Crawfordsville - Crawfordsville, IN; Crawfordsville High School - Crawfordsville, IN; North Montgomery High School - Crawfordsville, IN; Crothersville High School - Crothersville, IN; Academic Learning Center - Crown Point, IN; Crown Point High School - Crown Point, IN; North Central Area Vocational Cooperative - Culver, IN; Daleville High School - Daleville, IN; Bellmont High School - Decatur, IN; Delphi High School - Delphi, IN; East Chicago Central High School - East Chicago, IN; USW, Local 1010/ ArcelorMittal Steel Indiana Harbor - East Chicago, IN; Edinburgh High School - Edinburgh, IN; Elkhart Area Career Center - Elkhart, IN; North Daviess High School - Elnora, IN; Hinds Career Center - Elwood, IN; Elwood High School - Elwood, IN; Madison-Grant High School - Fairmount, IN; Community Montessori - Fishers, IN; North Campus - Ft. Wayne - Fort Wayne, IN; Public Safety Academy - Fort Wayne, IN; Smith Field - Fort Wayne, IN; Anthis Career Center - Fort Wayne, IN; Homestead High School - Fort Wayne, IN; FWCS - Northrop High School - Fort Wayne, IN; FWCS - Wayne High School - Fort Wayne, IN; Carroll High School - Fort Wayne, IN; FWCS - North Side High School - Fort Wayne, IN; FWCS - South Side High School - Fort Wayne, IN; Mt. Vernon High School - Fortville, IN; Northeastern High School - Fountain City, IN; Ivy Tech Frankfort - Frankfort, IN; Frankfort High School - Frankfort, IN; Franklin Campus - Franklin, IN; Franklin High School - Franklin, IN; Frankton High School - Frankton, IN; Fremont High School - Fremont, IN; Garrett High School - Garrett, IN; Gary Area Career Center - Gary, IN; US Steel/ Gary Works - Gary, IN; Mississinewa High School - Gas City, IN; Greencastle Campus - Greencastle, IN; Area 30 Career Center - Greencastle, IN; South Putnam High School - Greencastle, IN; Greencastle High School - Greencastle, IN; Greensburg Community High School - Greensburg, IN; North Decatur High School - Greensburg, IN; South Decatur High School - Greensburg, IN; Eastern High School - Greentown, IN; Central Nine Career Center - Greenwood, IN; Griffith High School - Griffith, IN; Area Career Center of Hammond - Hammond, IN; Blackford High School - Hartford City, IN; Highland High School - Highland, IN; Hobart High School - Hobart, IN; Hauser Jr / Sr High School - Hope, IN; Huntington North High School - Huntington, IN; East Washington Center - Indianapolis, IN; Public Safety Building - Indianapolis, IN; Richard Fairbanks Center - Indianapolis, IN; J.E. Light Career Center - Indianapolis, IN; Walker Career Center - Indianapolis, IN; Area 31 Career Programs - Indianapolis, IN; Indy West - Indianapolis, IN; Key Learning Community - Indianapolis, IN; Shakamak High School - Jasonville, IN; Perkins Technology Center - Jeffersonville, IN; Region 13 - HPS - Jeffersonville, IN; Jeffersonville High School - Jeffersonville, IN; Four County Area Voc Cooperative - Kendallville, IN; East Noble High School - Kendallville, IN; Hendrickson Corporation - Kendallville, IN; South Newton High School - Kentland, IN; Knightstown High School - Knightstown, IN; Hoosier Youth ChalleNGe Academy - Knightstown, IN; Kokomo High School - Kokomo, IN; Taylor High School - Kokomo, IN; Kokomo Computing and Informatics Center - Kokomo, IN; Wildcat Creek Career Cooperative - Lafayette, IN; Jefferson High School - Lafayette, IN; McCutcheon High School - Lafayette, IN; Lakeland High School - LaGrange, IN; Prairie Heights High School - LaGrange, IN; Lapel High School - Lapel, IN; Lawrenceburg - Lawrenceburg, IN; Lawrenceburg High School - Lawrenceburg, IN; EACS - Leo Jr./Sr. High School - Leo-Cedarville, IN; Union County High School - Liberty, IN; West Noble High School - Ligonier, IN; Linton-Stockton High School - Linton, IN; Century Career Center - Logansport, IN; Logansport High School - Logansport, IN; Loogootee High School - Loogootee, IN; Tucker Career & Technology Center - Marion, IN; Eastbrook High School - Marion, IN; Marion High School - Marion, IN; Turkey Run High School - Marshall, IN; Martinsville High School - Martinsville, IN; North Vermillion High School - Maurice, IN; Medora Jr / Sr High School - Medora, IN; Merrillville High School - Merrillville, IN; A.K. Smith Career Center - Michigan City, IN; Michigan City High School - Michigan City, IN; Shenandoah High School - Middletown, IN; Mishawaka High School - Mishawaka, IN; Penn HS - Mishawaka, IN; Mitchell High School - Mitchell, IN; Union High School - Modoc, IN; Adams Central High School - Monroe, IN; Riverton Parke High School - Montezuma, IN; Parke-Vermillion Education and Training Center - Montezuma, IN; White County Instructional Center - Monticello, IN; Indian Trails Career Copperative - Monticello, IN; Mooresville - Mooresville, IN; Morocco - Morocco, IN; Fisher Building - Muncie, IN; Patterson Building - Muncie, IN; Muncie Area Career Center - Muncie, IN; Delta High School - Muncie, IN; Heritage Hall Christian School - Muncie, IN; Muncie Central High School - Muncie, IN; Muncie Southside High School - Muncie, IN; Cowan High School - Muncie, IN; Brown County High School - Nashville, IN; New Albany High School - New Albany, IN; Prosser School of Technology - New Albany, IN; New Prairie High School - New Carlisle, IN; Henry County Campus - New Castle, IN; New Castle Area Career Programs - New Castle, IN; EACS - New Haven High School - New Haven, IN; EACS - Heritage Jr./Sr. High School - New Haven, IN; New Washington High School - New Washington, IN; Warrick Education Center - Newburgh, IN; Alcoa Warrick Operations - Newburgh, IN; Ivy Tech-Noblesville - Noblesville, IN; North Judson High School - North Judson, IN; Jennings County High School - North Vernon, IN; Region 10- Education and Training Center - North Vernon, IN; University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame, IN; Norwell High School - Ossian, IN; Benton Central High School - Oxford, IN; Peru Instructional Center - Peru, IN; Peru High School - Peru, IN; Southern Wells Jr./Sr. High School - Poneto, IN; US Steel/Midwest Division - Portage, IN; John Jay Learning Center - Portland, IN; Jay County High School - Portland, IN; North Posey High School - Poseyville, IN; Region 12- Princeton Instructional Center - Princeton, IN; Rensselaer High School - Rensselaer, IN; Reid Hospital and Health Care Services - Richmond, IN; North Putnam High School - Roachdale, IN; Ivy Tech Community College - Region 5 - Rochester Instructional - Rochester, IN; Park County Learning Center - Rockville, IN; Rockville High School - Rockville, IN; Pioneer High School - Royal Center, IN; Rushville High School - Rushville, IN; Western High School - Russiaville, IN; Welding Institute Curriculum - Scottsburg, IN; Wapahani High School - Selma, IN; Seymour High School - Seymour, IN; Trinity High School - Seymour, IN; Region 10- Jackson County Learning Center - Seymour, IN; Tri-Central High School - Sharpsville, IN; Shelbyville Intelliplex - Shelbyville, IN; Shoals Jr.-Sr. High School - Shoals, IN; South Bend Community School Corporation - South Bend, IN; Clay High School - South Bend, IN; Tri Jr. - Sr. High School - Straughn, IN; Sullivan High School - Sullivan, IN; White River Valley High School - Switz City, IN; Wawasee Area Career and Technical Cooperative - Syracuse, IN; Tell City - Tell City, IN; Center for Workforce Development - Terre Haute, IN; Ivy Tech Learning Achievement Building - Terre Haute, IN; Martin Luther King, Jr. Center - Terre Haute, IN; Terre Haute North HS - Terre Haute, IN; Bemis Performance Packaging - Terre Haute, IN; Terre Haute South High School - Terre Haute, IN; Western Boone High School - Thorntown, IN; Indian Creek High School - Trafalgar, IN; Union City Community High School - Union City, IN; South Central High School - Union Mills, IN; Porter County Center and Technical Education - Valparaiso, IN; Fountain Central High School - Veedersburg, IN; South Ripley High School - Versailles, IN; Heartland Career Center - Wabash, IN; Wabash High School - Wabash, IN; Orthopedic Advanced Manufacturing and Training Center (OAMTC) - Warsaw, IN; Warsaw Area Career Center - Warsaw, IN; DeKalb High School - Waterloo, IN; West Lafayette High School - West Lafayette, IN; Harrison High School - West Lafayette, IN; Seeger Memorial High School - West Lebanon, IN; West Vigo High School - West Terre Haute, IN; Winamac High School - Winamac, IN; Winchester High School - Winchester, IN;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Nia Center - Louisville, KY;
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.

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National accreditation associations focus on certain types of colleges such as trade and technical institutions, or religious colleges such as seminaries and bible colleges.

Regional accreditation agencies are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit degree granting colleges and universities. There are six regions of the U.S. in which regional agencies operate. The regional accreditation agencies have similar standards for accrediting colleges and universities.

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The Higher Learning Commission is a regional accreditation agency that accredits degree granting institutions of higher education that are based in the 19-state North Central region of the United States. Institutions that HLC accredits are evaluated against HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation, a set of standards that institutions must meet to receive and/or maintain accredited status.

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Evaluation Process
HLC accreditation assures quality by verifying that an institution (1) meets standards and (2) is engaged in continuous improvement. In addition, all institution’s are required to complete an annual filing of the Institutional Update, undergo annual monitoring of financial and non-financial indicators, and adhere to HLC policies and practices on institutional change.

Peer reviewers trained in HLC’s standards evaluate institution’s demonstration of whether they meet the Criteria for Accreditation and make recommendations to HLC’s decision-making bodies.

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Complainants with specific claims related to the Americans with Disabilities Act or employment discrimination should seek prior review of such claims by the appropriate federal agencies. HLC may ask for the report or record of such review in determining whether it can proceed to consider the claim as a complaint related to compliance with the Criteria for Accreditation.