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Kaskaskia College

is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participating Institution of the Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Accreditation Status

The Kaskaskia College Dental Assisting program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and was granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements” respectively. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is:

Commission on Dental Accreditation:

This prestigious accrediting body is recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. Strict accreditation requirements assure a comprehensive education that is based on the latest procedures and techniques.

Mission Statement of Commission on Dental Accreditation:

The Commission of Dental Accreditation serves the public and profession by developing and implementing accreditation standards that promote and monitor the continuous quality and improvement of Dental Education programs.

The Commission on Dental Accreditation will review complaints that relate to a program's compliance with the accreditation standards. The Commission is interested in the sustained quality and continued improvement of dental and dental-related education programs but does not intervene on behalf of individuals or act as a court of appeal for treatment received by patients or individuals in matters of admission, appointment, promotion or dismissal of faculty, staff or students.

A copy of the appropriate accreditation standards and/or the Commission's policy and procedure for submission of complaints may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678 or by calling 1-800-621-8099, extension 4653, or accessing the link Commission on Dental Accreditation Policy for Third Party Comments.
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