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HLC Accreditation History

Wright State University has been continuously accredited by the HLC since 1968, and has undergone subsequent HLC accreditation reviews as follows:

Date

Action

Results

November 19–21, 1975

Comprehensive Accreditation Evaluation

Accreditation through 1986

January 29–31, 1979

Focused Visit for Doctoral-Level Accreditation (Substantive Change)

Approved

November 14, 1980

Focused Visit for Doctoral-Level Accreditation and the Program Review Process

Approved

November 13–15, 1985

Comprehensive Accreditation Evaluation

Accreditation through 1996

April, 1989

Focused Visit to the Lake Campus in response to Wright State University’s request to combine the accreditation of the Lake Campus, which had previously been accredited separately by HLC, with that of the Main Campus in Dayton.

Approved

May 6–8, 1996

Comprehensive Accreditation Evaluation

Accreditation through 2006

April 2005

Wright State University requested permission to offer five distance learning degree programs.

Approved

May 15–17, 2006

Comprehensive Accreditation Evaluation

Accreditation through 2016

September 14, 2006

Add 16 in state sites for Nursing Program (3) and Teacher Leadership Master’s Program (13).

Approved

February 19, 2010

Added 2 more state sites for Teacher Leadership Master’s Program

Approved

April 5, 2012

Requested Open Pathways

Approved

August 20, 2012

Requested transition from quarter to semester calendar

Approved

December 3, 2012

Requested to move to 20% of programs offered via distance learning

Approved

2006 NCA Self-Study

2011 Alternate Location