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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/24/2014

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**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.**

East-West University

816 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-0111 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. M. Wasi Khan, Chancellor
HLC Institution ID: 1987
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 10/26/1982 - 12/13/1983
Accreditation Date(s): 12/14/1983

Summary of Commission Review

Accreditation notes: * Note on date of accreditation: In accordance with Commission policy on accreditation, the effective date of accreditation is December 14, 1983, the date of graduation of the institution's first class.

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2011 - 2012

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2021 - 2022

Last Date of Information Change: 07/21/2014

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

Stipulations on Affiliation Status:

Accreditation is limited to the following Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs: Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences; Associate of Applied Science n Computer and Information Science, Electronics Engineering Technology, and Secretarial Science; Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences, with majors in Behavioral and Social Sciences, English and Communications, Mathematics; and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, in Computer and Information Science, in Electronics Engineering Technology, and in Biology. Degree programs at the site in Keshena, WI are limited to the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts degree, with a major in Behavioral and Social Sciences. Educational offerings in Seoul, Korea at Korea Cyber University are limited to no more than 16 courses. All new programs require prior Commission approval.
Approval of New Degree Locations:
Prior Commission approval required.
Approval of Distance and Correspondence Courses and Programs:
Approval for distance education is limited to courses.

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 761   15
Graduate: 0   0
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   0  

Degree Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 4   39
Bachelors Degrees 7   96
Masters Degrees 0   0
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 22   19

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 08/17/2013)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   East-West University - Keshena, WI;
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.