Accreditations, Approvals and Affiliations

State Approval

MCC is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).

For more information on IBHE approval, contact the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division, Illinois Board of Higher Education, at 431 East Adams, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701-1404 at (217) 782-2551; general information email:; Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359.

Midwestern Career College is an approved training provider by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of Illinois.

Institutional Accreditation

Midwestern Career College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). COE is a national accreditation agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information on the MCC’s accreditation, contact the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, telephone: 770-396-3898, fax: 770-396-3790,

Federal Authorizations and Certifications

Midwestern Career College is authorized by the U.S. Department of Education to offer eligible students federal student financial aid assistance (Title IV).

Midwestern Career College is certified by Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and is authorized to issue I-20 for F1 and M1 visas to eligible international students

Midwestern Career College is approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance.

Industry Accreditations and Memberships

Additional Memberships