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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/02/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College

P.O. Box 500
218 N. College Avenue

Rio Grande, OH 45674-0500
(740) 245-7204 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Michelle R. Johnston, President
Name change notes: Rio Grande College to Rio Grande College/Community College (1978) to University of Rio Grande (1989) to University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College (2007)
HLC Institution ID: 1596
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 06/27/1963 - 03/25/1969
Accreditation Date(s): 03/26/1969

Summary of Commission Review

Accreditation notes: The University of Rio Grande legal status is Private NFP and Rio Grande Community College legal status is Public.

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2010 - 2011

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2017 - 2018

Last Date of Information Change: 12/02/2013

Control: Private NFP
Degrees Awarded (details below): Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/17/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 1,721   426
Graduate: 18   37
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   136  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/17/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 36   246
Bachelors Degrees 48   157
Masters Degrees 2   44
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/17/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 9   14

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 10/10/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Meigs Center - Pomeroy, OH;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.