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Institutional Accreditation

The University of Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole. Accreditation is voluntary. The Commission accredits approximately 950 institutions of higher education in a nineteen-state region. The Commission is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Site Visit and Review Documents

All documents related to prior site visits, including self-studies and team reports are posted online.

Complaint Procedures

The Higher Learning Commission can be reached by writing to 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604 or calling 1-800-621-7440. If you would like to file a complaint with the Higher Learning Commission you can do so by sending an email to

If you are a resident of the state of Oklahoma and feel the need to take your complaint to the state level, the appropriate authority in the State of Oklahoma is the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

Residents of other states wishing to file a complaint in their home state should consult the State Complaint Departments page for appropriate contact information.

Contact Information

For inquiries about the accreditation activities at the University of Oklahoma, contact OU's Accreditation Liason Officer for HLC, Susannah Livingood, Associate Provost and Director of Institutional Research & Reporting: