Lake Region State College has been an accredited institution of higher learning since 1973. LRSC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The College operates under policies established by the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education. The North Dakota State Board for Vocational and Technical Education sponsors and funds vocational programs.
LRSC Online Campus is part of the North Dakota University System Online (NDSUO) and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and approved by the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education (2004).
In 2011, Lake Region was recommended for a 10-year continued accreditation status by an on-site evaluation team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
HLC Self-Study Report 2010
Comprehensive Evaluation Report 2011
Progress Report on Assessment of Student Learning 2014
Progress Report on Assessment of Student Learning in Distance Education 2014
HLC Response to Progress Report
In 2020, Lake Region State College will submit a Comprehensive Review reaffirmation of accreditation. This process will begin in 2017 as detailed in the timeline below.
HLC Institutional Update
2019-2020 HLC Institutional Update
2018-2019 HLC Institutional Update
2017-2018 HLC Institutional Update
2016-2017 HLC Institutional Update
2015-2016 HLC Institutional Update
2014-2015 HLC Institutional Update
2013-2014 HLC Institutional Update
2012-2013 HLC Institutional Update
2012-2013 HLC Institutional Update (Financial)
2011-2012 HLC Institutional Update
2011-2012 HLC Institutional Update (Financial)