Phoenix College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation, responsible for accrediting degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.
In 2013, Phoenix College began the transition to the HLC Open Pathway model for continued accreditation, a new pathway for institutions that focuses on quality assurance and institutional improvement.
The Commission determines whether an institution may participate in the Open Pathway. This determination is based upon the institution’s present condition, including scheduled monitoring, and past relationship with the Commission. An institution may participate in the Open Pathway if it:
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