Contact Information

Admissions Team
College Center

Why Inver?

Request Info



Community College Accreditation

Inver Hills Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Inver Hills Community College concluded its most recent eight-year reaffirmation of accreditation cycle through the HLC AQIP pathway with a Comprehensive Quality Review on March 20-22, 2017.

In their report to the HLC Institutional Action Council, the peer review team who conducted the Comprehensive Quality Review recommended Inver Hills Community College receive full reaffirmation of accreditation with no monitoring or interim reports.

On August 7, 2017 Inver Hills Community College received an action letter from HLC indicating Inver Hills Community College's accreditation status has been continued with the next comprehensive evaluation occurring in or before 2026-2027 and no interim or monitoring reports required.

About the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in 19 states in the North Central region, including Minnesota.

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

Program Accreditation

Program name:

Accrediting organization:

Accreditation renewal:

Accounting and Business

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


Concurrent Enrollment

National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)


Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)



Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and Minnesota Board of Nursing



American Bar Association


NACEP Accreditation

Inver Hills Community College received accreditation through the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) in May 2018. The program accredits institutions that demonstrate high levels of academic oversight for college courses taught by high school instructors.

Event Calendar

Inver Hills News

View More News Stories