Accreditation & Licensure
Union Institute & University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
- Phone: 1-800-621-7440
- Most recent institutional reauthorization: April 2010
- Next scheduled comprehensive review: 2016-2017
What does Union Institute & University’s accreditation mean?
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The majority of states do not require schools offering online programs to be authorized. Union Institute & University is authorized by the following state education agencies to offer degree programs:
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Union Institute & University is considered, by reason of its regional accreditation, to be exempt from the need for authorization to operate in California.
Florida Commission for Independent Education. Union Institute & University is authorized by reason of accreditation to offer B.A., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ph.D. programs.
Most Union Institute & University programs are approved by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Visit their website for a listing of approved programs or contact the Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601 for more information.
Union Institute & University is authorized by the State of Michigan’s department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to offer “on-ground” courses per year from the Bachelor of Science major in Criminal Justice Management to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees, with classes offered at the Rosa Parks Federal Building in Detroit Michigan. ICE employees who enroll in this program must meet other curricular requirements through online courses.
Ohio Board of Regents The Ohio Board of Regents has authorized all degree programs offered by Union Institute & University.
The New Hampshire Higher Education Commission has granted administrative approval to Union Institute & University, allowing UI&U students to carry out internships, practica, and other field-based learning in the state. (The state does not require approval for online programs that have no field learning component.) This approval is specific to the Bachelor of Science major in Maternal Child Health, both M.A. programs, and all three doctoral programs. The approval is effective through June 30, 2015.
Vermont State Board of Education Authorized to offer all degree programs through December 31, 2013.
Wyoming Department of Education Registered with the Wyoming Department of Education as an accredited private postsecondary education institution.
State Contact List
View student complaint contact information. This listing, organized by state was compiled by a national organization, the State Higher Education Executive Officer (SHEEO) Association. Note that, while we make every effort to keep this information current, state regulations and processes may change at any time. Union Institute & University is not responsible for any links that may no longer be operative.