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Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

Donnelly College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411; (312) 263-0456; (800) 621-7440; FAX: (312) 263-7462

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has placed Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas, on Probation. HLC took this action because it determined that the College does not meet HLC's Criteria for Accreditation related to assessment of student learning and institutional resources.

Public Disclosure

Action Letter

While on Probation, the College remains accredited, and it has the opportunity to remedy the issues that led to the sanction. Our next comprehensive visit will be September 2018. Donnelly College has been accredited since 1958.

Frequently Asked Questions


Message from the Dean of the College

Our senior leadership, faculty, and staff have been working diligently to correct the deficiencies identified as part of the probation decision. We intend to be as transparent as possible and will provide regular updates about our progress as we move through the remediation process.

Donnelly College seeks to continually improve our academic offerings, campus experience and students’ success. While currently engaged in a comprehensive review and improvement process, Donnelly remains committed to securing a bright future and building upon our legacy as an accessible, affordable Catholic college that is transformative for our students and our community.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions or concerns.

Blessings,
Pedro Leite, Dean of the College