and affiliations

Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

HLC accreditation assures current and prospective students that VAIGS meets HLC standards of higher education. To maintain accreditation, VAIGS programs are continuously reviewed to ensure institutional quality and integrity. VAIGS was first accredited in 2013.

For more information regarding the Graduate School’s status or affiliation with the Higher Learning Commission, please visit HLC’s website,