Accreditation & Licensure
Accrediting organizations set the academic standards by which their member institutions must comply. This quality assurance process is performed by private membership associations. Colorado Technical University has accreditations with the following organizations:
Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411). This independent corporation was founded in 1895 and is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.
Additional information is available at: http://hlcommission.org/.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Colorado Springs Campus are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the U.S., ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 75 years. For additional information, please visit the ABET website.
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
The business degree programs offered by Colorado Technical University are ACBSP accredited*.
ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business degree programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. Established in 1988, ACBSP is a business accrediting organization for all associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree programs.
*Please check individual degree program pages to see which business programs are accredited by ACBSP.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Colorado Technical University is a CHEA member and is accredited by a CHEA-recognized accrediting organization.
A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.
For additional information, please visit the CHEA website.
Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE)
Colorado Technical University's authorization to award degrees has been granted by the State of Colorado, Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education: 1380 Lawrence Street, Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80204. (303) 866- 2723 http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Complaints/ComplaintPrivateInst.html
Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the School’s grievance procedure which can be found in the catalog. The school’s grievance procedure allows for the prompt resolution of grievances. For additional state and accreditor contact information, please click here.