Accreditation

Colby Community College is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents and accredited by the Higher Learning CommissionAccreditation was reaffirmed in July 2017. The most recent site visit was October 5-6, 2020.

Questions and comments regarding accreditation may be directed to the Commission at info@hlcommission.org or 800.621.7440.  

The Higher Learning Commission
230 S. LaSalle Street Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

In addition, many of the specialty programs at CCC are accredited by professional associations in their respective disciplines.
  • The PTA program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation on Physical Therapy Education.
  • The ADN nursing program has conditional approval status with the Kansas State Board of Nursing and full accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
  • The Veterinary Nursing program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  • The EMT program is licensed by the State Board of Emergency Medical Technicians.
  • The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
  • Colby Community College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). While not an accrediting body, NC-SARA authorizes colleges to enroll out-of-state residents in online courses.
 
 

   
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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

   
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Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
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American Veterinary Medical Association

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

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