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Summer/Autumn 2013
Catalog update:
May 15, 2013

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​Institutional Accreditation

DePaul University is accredited by:

  • The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1413
Phone: (800) 621-7440 / (312) 263-0456   Fax: (312) 263-7462

Programmatic/ Specialized Accreditation

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750 Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: (813) 769-6500   Fax: (813) 769-6559
For Initial Accreditation Email:
For Maintenance of Accreditation Email:
For Accounting Accreditation Email:

  • The American Bar Association

Office of the Consultant on Legal Education, American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor Chicago, IL 60654 
Phone: (312) 988-6738   Fax: (312) 988-5681

  • The American Chemical Society

Office of Professional Training  
1155 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 
Phone: 202-872-4589   Fax: 202-872-6066 

  • The American Psychological Association

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation - Education Directorate  
750 First Street NE Washington, DC 20002 
Phone: (202) 336-5979    Fax: (202) 336-5978  

  • The National Association of Schools of Music

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21 Reston, VA 20190-5248  
Phone: (703)437-0700   Fax: (703) 437-6312  
Web: for Expressing Concern

  • The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

COPRA NASPAA, 11th Floor 1029 Vermont Ave, NW Washington, DC 20005 
Phone: (202) 628-8965 x 103/ x 112 

  • Council of Social Work Education 

Attention of: Judith Bremner, OSWA Director
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200 Alexandria, VA 22314 
Phone: (703) 519-2047 

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-6930   Fax: (202) 785-8320 

  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 
222 South Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-4001 
Phone: (847) 655-1160   Fax: (847) 692-7137 

Students may provide feedback or register complaints with DePaul’s accreditors at the contact information above or with the following state agencies: 

State Agencies

  • The Illinois Board of Higher Education

431 East Adams, 2nd Floor Springfield, Illinois 62701-1404
Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359 
Phone: (217) 782-2551   Fax: (217) 782-8548   TTY:  (888) 261-2881 
General Information:

  • The Illinois Office of Education, State Teacher Certification Board

100 N. First Street, Suite S-306 Springfield, Illinois 62777  
Phone:  (217) 557-6763

  • The State Approving Agency for Veterans Training

James R. Thompson Center 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 5-570 Chicago, IL 60601-3219 
Phone: (312) 814-2460

  • The State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Board of Nursing

Division of Professional Regulation Complaint Intake Unit  
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300 Chicago, IL 60601  
Phone: (312) 814-6910 

Students may provide feedback or register complaints with these entities at the contact information above, or with the Illinois Office of Attorney General at 800-386-5438,

DePaul University Is A Member of

  • The American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • The American Council On Education
  • The Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • The Association of American Law Schools
  • The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
  • The Council of Graduate Schools
  • The Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
  • The Illinois Arts Alliance
  • The Illinois Department of Registration and Education
  • The International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People
  • The League of Chicago Theatres 
  • The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • The Council for Opportunity in Education
  • The National League for Nursing