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Youngstown State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) (telephone: (312) 263-0456 or (800) 621-7440). The HLC is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. Please write to if you have any questions.

For more information about YSU's accreditation, visit the Statement of Accreditation Status .

Academic programs within the individual colleges may be further accredited by their respective professional bodies. Those accreditations are listed in each college section.