HLC Accreditation

Community College of Denver is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Community College of Denver may be directed in writing to the Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, by calling (800) 621-7440, or by using information available on HLC’s website (http://www.hlcommission.org).

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the United States. HLC is an institutional accreditor, accrediting the institution as a whole.


Every member of our community will attain the education they desire.


CCD provides our diverse community an opportunity to gain quality higher education and achieve personal and professional success in a supportive and inclusive environment.


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Program Accreditation

Specific programs are accredited through professional organizations.