Jones International University is proud to be the first fully online institution in the U.S. to receive regional accreditation. We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States and offers the highest form of accreditation available to a university.

Current Status of Jones International University

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Jones International University, located in Centennial, Colorado and offering online programs, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

For more information, please go to HLC's website at The Higher Learning Commission may be contacted at 230 LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604, or 312.263.0456.


NCATE Status

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE - the standard of excellence for teacher education) has confirmed JIU’s School of Education as a candidate for accreditation.