Central State University, Ohio’s only public Historically Black College and University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411.Tel. (800) 621-7440.

As a result of the support and commitment of its Board of Trustees, alumni, community representatives and the campus community (administration, faculty, staff and students), CSU has maintained continuous accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission since 1949. To access detailed information about CSU’s accreditation by the HLC, please click on the image below.



Following a comprehensive review of CSU’s academic programs and services on April 22-24, 2013, the Higher Learning Commission has extended CSU’s accreditation for another 10 years; with the recommendation for the next comprehensive visit to be held in academic year 2022-2023.