Accreditation
 

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Hickey College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (www.acics.org) to award diplomas, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. The address and telephone number of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools are 750 First Street, N.E., Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241, (202) 336-6780. 

The Hickey College Culinary Arts Specialized Associate Degree Program is currently accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The address and telephone number of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation are 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, (800) 624-9458. 

The Hickey College Veterinary Technology Program is currently accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The address and telephone number of the American Veterinary Medical Association are 1931 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173, (847) 925-8070. 

Any student who has a complaint relating to Title IV eligibility or administration, the quality of education received, or otherwise relating to the accreditation standards of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools can submit that complaint to Hickey College and/or any of the following:  the U.S. Department of Education's Student Complaint website at www.ed.gov;  the Missouri Department of Higher Education, Proprietary Schools, 205 Jefferson Street, PO Box 1469, Jefferson City, MO  65102-6635; Missouri Attorney General, PO Box 899 Jefferson City, MO  65102.  The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is currently not recognized as an accreditor by the U.S. Department of Education.  Hickey College has until June 12, 2018 to become accredited by a recognized accreditor or the institution no longer will be eligible to receive funds under Title IV, HEA programs.  

Click here for a copy of our school catalog, which contains more information about our accreditation.