Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Triton College has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1972. Triton College's Accreditation was extended the maximum of 10 years in 2014, and will be up for reaffirmation in 2024.

Institution's Accreditation Status

Steering Committee

Triton College's central shared governance body, College Council, serves as the Steering Committee for HLC reports, self-studies, and visits.

College Council Membership

Student Achievement Information

As required by the HLC, Triton College publishes Student Achievement Information on its website.

Student Achievement Information

Accreditation Documentation

Triton College's HLC self-studies and reports are available to Triton College staff and faculty via the institution's employee portal.

Login to Employee Portal

Programmatic Accreditation

Where necessary or appropriate to its educational purposes, Triton maintains specialized accreditation for its programs to ensure that students are appropriately prepared to achieve in their educational and/or occupational goals.

Triton currently maintains programmatic accreditation through the following accreditors:

Program(s) Accredited


Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Surgical Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Ophthalmic Technician

Radiologic Technology

Automotive Technology
(including: General Motors/AC Delco Degree, Service Depart. Management Degree, Automotive Technology Degree, Automotive Technology Certificate, Automotive Brake and Suspension Certificate, Automotive Engine Performance Certificate, Automotive Engine Repair Certificate, Automotive Transmission Certificate)

Information regarding a specific program’s specialized accreditation may also be found on the program’s page in our Institutional Catalog.


What is Accreditation?

Why is Accreditation Important?

Who Accredits Triton College?

How is Triton College Evaluated by its Institutional Accreditor?

Who is Triton College’s HLC Steering Committee and What Role Do They Play in the Accreditation Process?

When is Triton College’s Next Institutional Accreditation Visit?

Where can I View Triton College’s Most Recent Self-Study?

Do you have questions about Triton College’s Accreditation?
Contact Derrell Carter, AVP Communications and Institutional Advancement, at (708)456-0300, Ext. 3434 or