Invitation for Public Comment

Madonna University is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its 2018 accreditation evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which will review the University's ongoing ability to meet HLC's Criteria for Accreditation. Comments must be in writing and address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.

The public is invited to submit comments, by Dec. 31, 2017, at, or to the following address:

Public Comment on Madonna University
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411


Our Degrees Change Lives

Madonna University's strong academic programs, career preparation, and service learning projects change the lives of students, who, in turn, change the lives of others. Our graduates have earned the reputation as effective leaders, competent scholars, and socially-responsible citizens who bring about positive change.

The Madonna University Difference

  • A caring learning community focused on student success
  • Christian values provide a unifying foundation
  • Rigorous academic programs that prepare students for successful careers in helping professions
  • Personal instruction in small classes, provided by expert faculty

We are dedicated to nurturing your growth spiritually, intellectually, and personally. Participate in more than 35 student organizations, play or cheer for 19 men's and women's athletic teams, learn in state-of-the-art science, broadcasting, nursing, and Sign Language labs, gain skills in internships, take a study abroad trip, and engage in research opportunities. Our faculty and staff will do their best to help you identify and maximize your talents for the good of your family, your employer, and your community. Proud of our strong, Catholic heritage and Franciscan values, we are equally proud of our diverse student body which includes students of all ages and varied religious, economic, and cultural backgrounds.