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West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, which guarantees the quality of the university as a whole. WVU recently underwent a comprehensive evaluation by the HLC to ensure the institution’s ongoing adherence to the HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. More information can be found on this website. Questions should be addressed to

Complaints about WVU's institutional ability to meet the HLC's Criteria for Accreditation or other HLC requirements may be submitted to the HLC via their complaint process. Students who have exhausted all other institutional grievance procedures may submit a complaint to West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

WVU's accreditation liaison officer is Louis Slimak, Associate Provost for Curriculum and Assessment.

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