Graduating socially responsible 
practitioners, engaging communities, 
and advancing social justice.

Graduating socially responsible
practitioners, engaging communities,
and advancing social justice.


Adler University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission
 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413
Phone: (800) 621-7440 / 312-263-7462

American Psychological Association

Adler University offers a doctoral program in clinical psychology at the Chicago campus that is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions about the accreditation status of the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program can be directed to the address above.

American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

225 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

The Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy degree program is approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE)

1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

The Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling is accredited by the Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

Ministry of Advanced Education, Degree Quality Assessment Board (DQAB)
Government of British Columbia
PO Box 9177
Victoria, BC,
V8W 9H8, Canada.
Phone: 604-660-2421

All of Adler University's programs offered at the Vancouver campus are offered under the written consent of the British Columbia Minister of Advanced Education having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Ministry. Note that prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs. 

Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA Inc.)
401 East Sangamon Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: 217-698-8110

Illinois Board of Higher Education

Adler University is approved to operate and grant degrees in the State of Illinois by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). IBHE can be reached at 431 East Adams, 2nd floor, Springfield, Illinois 62501, 217-782-2551, After exhausting Adler’s compliant resolution process students can file complaints with IBHE at

For Maryland residents, taking online courses, please note that if a student complaint cannot be resolved, after exhausting the Adler's grievance procedure, the student may file a complaint with the agency listed below:
Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-528-8662/888-743-0823 (toll-free)

Adler University is authorized by the Indiana Board for Proprietary Education located at 101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670 Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-1984.

Adler University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Documents describing accreditation, approval and licensing can be reviewed by contacting the Adler Compliance Department.

Adler University desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students who wish to resolve a grievance should follow the Student Grievance Procedure. However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, students may file a complaint with their State Postsecondary Education Agency. Contact information to State Postsecondary Education agencies can be found here.