HLC Accreditation Quiz Questions!

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Do you know anything about HLC Accreditation? With this quiz, you should know whether higher education accreditation is voluntary, whether accrediting bodies define the criteria required for accreditation and the fundamental purposes of the HLC. Are there three types of HLC visits: comprehensive, focused, and multi-site, when the University of Phoenix is accredited, and how many criteria are used by HLC to determine the institution’s accreditation. You definitely want to take credit for completing this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Higher education accreditation is voluntary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Accrediting bodies define the criteria required for accreditation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    There are ___ regional accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    Institutional accreditation is separate from the accreditation given or withheld by specialized or programmatic agencies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Every accredited University must have its status reaffirmed no later than five years after it has been initially granted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Quality Assurance along with Institutional and Program Improvement are not two fundamental purposes of the HLC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Three types of HLC visits include comprehensive, focused and multi-site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    University of Phoenix was accredited by HLC/NCA in 1977.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    University of Phoenix’s next comprehensive visit for HLC is scheduled for March 2010.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    There are ___ criteria used by HLC to determine an institution’s accreditation.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      11

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