St Augustine's College Quick Facts

St. Augustine College’s Accreditation

St. Augustine College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Professional Accreditations

In addition to our regional accreditation, St. Augustine College has earned specialized and program-specific accreditation recognizing the quality of our degree programs.

Our Professional Accreditations Include:
St. Augustine College’s Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation. For information about social work accreditation, visit:

The Respiratory Therapy program at St. Augustine College (CoARC, ID#200587) holds Initial Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (

Founded in 1980, St Augustine College is an independent college with four sectional centers in Chicago and one in Aurora. Our Institution maintains modern facilities, the latest instructional materials, highly qualified faculty and a nurturing environment with a personal touch. We offer excellent academic programs that include five Bachelor’s Degrees and a wide range of Associate Degrees. St. Augustine also offers workforce development training through our Institute for Workforce Education. We are a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

Bachelor’s Degrees
Associate of Arts
Associate of Applied Sciences
Associate of General Studies


Colleges and Universities of Anglican Communion (CUAC)

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

The Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities (FIICU)

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU)

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)

Yes We Must Coalition

Private Illinois Colleges & Universities (PICU)