KCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) which accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region. The college is accredited through 2024. Documents supporting the college’s accreditation are available at Online documents include KCC’s Systems Portfolios, HLC Feedback and Compliance Reports, descriptions of AQIP Action Projects, continuous quality improvement efforts, and more.

Additional information about accreditation is available from KCC's director of institutional research, who serves as the accreditation liaison officer.

You can contact the Higher Learning Commission at 230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 800-621-7440 or visit