Institutional Effectiveness

The office of institutional effectiveness enhances and supports Carl Sandburg College's commitment to quality improvement, which is based on the following


To provide all students with opportunities for success.


Core values
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Respect



Where dreams come to life, and lives come to change.








higher learning commission address 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604. Phone number, 800 621 7440. Website,


Carl Sandburg College

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Seamus Reilly, President

HLC institution ID: 1074

Current accreditation status: Accredited

Candidacy dates: 3/22/1972 – 3/26/1974 Accreditation Granted 3/27/1974

Commission participation: Open Pathways Participant

Most recent reaffirmation of accreditation: 2020 – 2021

Next reaffirmation of accreditation: 2030 – 2031

Comprehensive evaluation: 2020 – 2021

Last action: 11/19/2021- Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Legal status: Public

Three Students walking down a hallway talking.

three images, one a group od students looking at a laptop. A group of older adults College president shaking hands with another man. A female in a white coat standing next to a x-ray machine.   






Institutional research provides research and evaluation to assist in institutional planning, data-driven decision making, and measurement of performance for Carl Sandburg College. Research staff are responsible for submitting Illinois Community College Board and Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System reports. Additionally, Institutional research staff assist with providing information for data inquiries across the institution. 

Link to institutional statistics

Link to full time student body statisticsLink to comprehensive student body statisticsLink to reports

Link to institutional effectiveness team