John Carroll University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604; tel. (800) 621-7440; ( Graduate and undergraduate business programs offered by the Boler College of Business are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In addition, the Department of Accountancy’s programs are accredited separately by AACSB. The University’s programs in Education are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education for the preparation of Early Childhood (EC), Middle Childhood (MC), Multi-Age (MA), and Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) school teachers, counselors, school psychologists, and principals, with the master’s degree as the highest approved. Programs in chemistry are approved by the American Chemical Society. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the School Counseling Programs are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

In addition to many other affiliations in specialized areas and disciplines, the University holds memberships in the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, American Council on Education, American Schools of Oriental Research, Association of American Colleges and Universities, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, National Association for College Admissions Counseling, Association of Graduate Schools in Catholic Colleges and Universities, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, Council of Independent Colleges, EDUCAUSE – Association for Information Technology in Higher Education, Midwest Association of Graduate Schools, National Association of College and University Attorneys, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, National Catholic Educational Association, Ohio Athletic Conference, and Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Inc.

John Carroll University also belongs to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU). Founded in 1970, the AJCU is a national organization that serves its member institutions, the twenty-eight Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. For a complete list of these schools, please visit