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Our Mission

Providing higher education programs and services intended to foster lifelong learning for a diverse population
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Campus Enhancements

Lots of things are changing on the Rose State College campus, including the addition of student housing

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Higher Learning Commission Visit

Rose State College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its comprehensive evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission.  The College will host a visit March 5-6, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  Rose State College has been accredited by HLC since 1975.  The team will review the college’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.  

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the College to the following address:

Public Comment on Rose State College
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7—500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.  Comments must be in writing. 

All comments must be received by February 2, 2018