KCU Accreditation

Kansas City University is a private university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and recognized by the Coordinating Board of Higher Education for the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development.

Kansas City University's College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) at the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

The AOA is the official accrediting agency for osteopathic medicine approved by the United States Department of Education and by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation.

The College of Dental Medicine’s program in predoctoral dental education is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation." The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 213-440-4653 or at 211 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s website is: