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West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, which guarantees the quality of the university as a whole. More information can be found on this website. Questions should be addressed to the Accreditation Liaison Officer.

WVU will have its reaffirmation of accreditation comprehensive review in April of 2024.

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.

Detailed information on all of WVU's accreditation related actions with the Higher Learning Commission can be found on the News page.

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