The accreditations listed below indicate the concern of the faculty and the administration of UNO to meet rigorous standards of academic quality. These standards include such factors as professional attainments of faculty, quality of research, library holdings, physical facilities and general support for the respective programs by the funding authorities. Students, therefore, can be assured their educational experiences at UNO will meet high standards of quality.

UNO is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The HLC is an independent corporation which was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region. The commission can be contacted at:

The Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500

Chicago, IL 60604-1413

Telephone: 1-800-621-7440

UNO also has the following accredited degree programs, which can be found on-line at