Friends University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, telephone 1-312-263-0456, Friends University has been accredited from 1915-27; 1928-39; and 1951-present. In 2005, Friends University was accepted into the Higher Learning Commission’s Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), a voluntary alternative process for maintaining accreditation by infusing the principles, practices and benefits of continual improvement into the University’s culture. The Friends University AQIP Systems portfolio can be viewed online here, or visit the Friends University AQIP page here.

Friends University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

HLC Call for Comments

Additionally, several of Friends University’s programs are accredited by specific accrediting bodies:

Nondiscriminatory/Equal Opportunity Policy
Friends University does not discriminate against academically qualified students on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy: EEOC/Title IX Coordinator, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213, (316) 295-5000.