LLTC Accreditation

Leech Lake Tribal College is a fully accredited institution of higher learning.

Accredited since 2006

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

About the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission accredits approximately 1,000 colleges and universities that have a home base in one of 19 states that stretch from West Virginia to Arizona. HLC is a private, nonprofit accrediting agency. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Questions? Contact info@hlcommission.org or call 312.263.0456.

Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

Contact: 800-621-7440


State Authorization Letter 2017

The College holds Memberships in:

  • The American Indian Science and Engineering Society

  • The American Indian Library Association

  • Collaboration for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

  • Campus Compact

  • Collaboration of Anishinaabe Colleges

  • The American Indian Higher Education Consortium


  • 2015 Outstanding Nonprofit of the Year – Initiative Foundation

  • 2012 Certified as a “Military Friendly School” – GI Jobs Magazine

  • 2010 Ranked 7th in “America’s 50 Best Community Colleges” – Washington Monthly

  • 2007 Professional Peace officer Education Program Certification

  • 2006 Accredited by the Higher learning Commission

  • 2006 President Carpenter receives National Trio Achievers Award

  • 2006 Laureate, IBM ComputerWorld Honors Program