Accreditation

The Department of Education at the University of Saint Francis is approved by two national accrediting organizations and the Indiana Department of Education.

USF is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
Phone: 800.621.7440 or 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462
Email: info@hlcommission.org

In Fall 2017, the Department of Education hosted an onsite visit from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and received full accreditation through Spring 2024.  The Department of Education, as well as the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences’ M.S.Ed., School Counseling program, have been nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1972. NCATE is now known as CAEP.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.223.0077
Email: caep@caepnet.org

NCATE and CAEP Institutional Reports

Candidate Performance Data

Annual Reports

Federal Title II Reports

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Annual Reports