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Accreditation + State Authorization

Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). RMCAD is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). RMCAD is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Information on programmatic and other accreditation may be found here.

Since 2000, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413
Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456. Fax: 312.263.7462.
info@hlcommission.org

RMCAD is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Additionally, some programs are accredited by professional or specialized organizations. View information on specialized accreditation here

RMCAD is authorized to award degrees by the State of Colorado Department of Higher Education, Colorado Commission on Higher Education. 

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
Main: (303) 862-3001
Fax: (303) 996-1329 

RMCAD is approved to participate in member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) to offer distance education program to students in member states. Click here for more information.

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