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Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP)

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AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) utilizes a continuous improvement process and provides an alternative process through which an already-accredited institution can maintain its accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. With AQIP, an institution has continuous quality improvement activities and accreditation becomes a continuous process.


Barbara Keinath
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Sue Erickson
AQIP Coordinator
Accreditation Liaison Officer



Accreditation is a process of reviewing the quality of higher education institutions. UMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. UMC uses the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) process for accreditation.

Higher Learning Commission



System Appraisal Executive Summary PDF Icon

AQIP Systems Portfolio - Final Report PDF Icon
June 2, 2014

AQIP Application PDF Icon
August 2, 2010

Acceptance to AQIP PDF Icon
December 20, 2010

HLC Statement of Affiliation Status PDF Icon

HLC Organizational Profile PDF Icon

Comprehensive Quality Review
November 9 - 11, 2015

Federal Compliance Report PDF Icon

Quality Highlights Report PDF Icon

Reaffirmation of Accreditation
Spring 2016

Accreditation Review for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (2006)