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University of the Rockies Seeking Comments

University of the Rockies is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit September 29 - October 1, 2014 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. University of the Rockies has been accredited by the Commission since 2003. The team will review the University’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University:

Third-Party Comment on University of the Rockies
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on the Commission’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by August 29, 2014.

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

The Higher Learning Commission

University of the Rockies is a private, independent graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences.

University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Accreditation by the Commission provides assurance to prospective students that University of the Rockies has been found to meet the Commission's stated requirements and criteria. For additional information about University of the Rockies accreditation, please contact:

The Higher Learning Commission,
North Central Association

University of the Rockies has also been granted Category I status as a degree granting institution by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE).

University of the Rockies is an associate member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology.

University of the Rockies is approved by the Department of Education to offer Title IV student loans and is approved to train veterans and their eligible dependents, as well as Chapter 31 Veterans.

University of the Rockies is an approved Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) institution. This approval affirms University of the Rockies's commitment to fair, equitable, and effective policies and practices that recognize and deal with the special conditions faced by military students who want to obtain a college education. As a SOC Consortium member, University of the Rockies awards academic transfer credit for graduate level military training and job experience, as evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE) and according to University transfer credit policies.

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