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Institutional Accreditation

Minnesota State College Southeast is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in 19 states in the North Central region, including Minnesota.  The HLC Mission is: "Serving the common good by assuring and advancing the quality of higher education."

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Minnesota State College Southeast is committed to continually improving its programs and services. The Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) is an alternative accreditation method of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) designed to instill the practices of Continuous Quality Improvement.  Minnesota State College Southeast was admitted to AQIP in 2003.

Program Accreditations




Distance Delivery Accreditation

Minnesota State College Southeast's accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) includes, as of 2004, the delivery of distance education.  For more information on distance learning at MSC Southeast, see Programs of Study > Distance Learning



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RED WING CAMPUS | 308 Pioneer Road | Red Wing, MN 55066 | 651-385-6300
WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987 | 507-453-2700

Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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Serving nearly 400,000 students, Minnesota State is the 4th largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the nation, with 30 colleges, 7 universities, and 54 campuses across the state.

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