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Consumer Information & Assurance Argument

The U.S. Department of Education requires that we provide “consumer" information to prospective students and their families and to current students, faculty and staff. Following is a list of the information we are required to provide, with links to webpages, additional information about where to obtain the information, and the individual at Antioch College who can assist you with questions, concerns or requests for paper copies.  

As part of Antioch College's evaluation for initial accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, the College engaged in a self-study process to develop the College's Assurance Argument. The Assurance Argument Steering Committee and Criterion Teams led this process with a goal of making it inclusive, meaningful, and improvement-driven while also meeting the HLC's criteria for accreditation. The Executive Summary and Assurance Argument that resulted from this process are provided below.

  • Executive Summary - The Executive Summary provides key institutional numbers, indices of success, the process of compiling the Assurance Argument, and the progress that we have made since the Candidacy visit. It also contains a summary of our response to each of the HLC’s five criteria.
  • Assurance Argument - The Assurance Argument, which was submitted to the Higher Learning Commission, demonstrates how we are meeting and will continue to meet the Higher Learning Commission's Five Criteria for Accreditation.
  • Executive Summary and Assurance Argument - This document contains both the Executive Summary and the Assurance Argument.

If you have questions about these documents, please contact Hannah Spirrison, Director of Institutional Effectiveness at (937) 319-0128 or

Information About Us on External Websites 

  1. Consumer information on College Navigator websiteCollege Navigator

Information About Us on Our Website

  1. School and program accreditation, approval, or licensure: Antioch College has been named a candidate for accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission. Antioch’s request to be considered for early initial accreditation was also approved, meaning that after hosting a comprehensive evaluation visit, the College can expect a determination on accreditation to be made in June 2016—two years earlier than allowed by the traditional candidacy path. To earn and maintain candidacy, an institution must fully meet the Commission’s Eligibility Requirements and Assumed Practices and demonstrate the capacity to meet all the Criteria for Accreditation within the candidacy period.
  2. Student body diversity
    • Gender
      • 63% Female
      • 37% Male
    • Ethnicity
      • 67% White
      • 13% Did not disclose
      • 7% African-American
      • 6% Two or more races
      • 3% Asian
      • 3% Hispanic/Latino
      • 1% American Indian or Alaska Native
      • 1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Federal Pell recipient data is dependent on Title IV Program participation

Academic Program Information 

  1. Academic Program Overview
  2. Curriculum Catalog
  3. Staff Directory

Cost of Attendance & Refund Policies

  1. Price of attendance
  2. Refund policy, requirements for withdrawl and return of Title IV financial aid
  3. Net price calculator
  4. Textbook information (included on Wed and written course schedules; provided to bookstores)
  5. Disbursement for books and supplies policy for Pell eligible students
  6. Withdrawal Policy

Transfer & Withdrawal Policies 

  1. Transfer of credit policies and articulation agreements
  2. AP/IB Credit Transfer Chart

Student Information Policies 

  1. Facilities and services available to students with disabilities (Available on p. 19 of the Curriculum Catalog) 
  2. Privacy of student records-FERPA Act (notice provided annually to all enrolled students). (Information about FERPA and policies related to student records is on pp. 238-243 of the Curriculum Catalog)

Community Expectations Policies 

  1. Copyright infringement policies and sanctions (including computer use and file sharing)
  2. Voter registration forms (Provided by the Office of the Registrar and Academic Services as outlines on pp. 21-22 of the Curriculum Catalog)

Student Health & Safety 

  1. Vaccinations policy
  2. Drug and alcohol abuse prevention program (distributed in writing to each student and employee annually). (Included in Security Report)
  3. Security report (including emergency response and evacuation procedures), timely warnings, and crime log.
  4. Information for crime victim about disciplinary proceedings (provided to victim of crime upon request). (Available upon request.)
  5. Security report—missing person notification policy (distributed in annual security report). (Included in Security Report)
  6. Fire safety report (Included in Security Report)
  7. Fire log (open for public inspection). (Included in Security Report)

Student Outcomes  

  1. Completion/graduation and transfer-out rates, disaggregated by gender, major racial and ethnic subgroup, recipients of a Federal Pell Grant, Recipients of a subsidized Stafford loan who did not receive a Pell Grant, Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan. (The College graduated its first class in June 2015 and will not be able to report 6-year graduation rate until after August 31, 2017.)
  2. Placements in employment/job placement rates. (The College graduated its first class in June 2015 and will distribute an Alumni Survey to this class in June 2016 to measure placement rates and graduate education.)
  3. Types of graduate and professional education in which graduates enroll. (The College graduated its first class in June 2015 and will distribute an Alumni Survey to this class in June 2016 to measure placement rates and graduate education.)
  4. Retention rate: First-to-second year retention rate: 89%.
  5. Notice of availability of institutional and financial aid information (notice distributed to enrolled students). (In progress.)
  6. Contact information for assistance in obtaining institutional or financial aid information
  7. Student financial aid information
  8. Notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations. (For substance abuse prevention resource visit:
  9. State grant assistance (provided to borrowers). (Will be provided when approved for state grants)
  10. Student loan information published by the U.S. Department of Education (provided to prospective student borrowers)
  11. National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) (provided to borrowers)
  12. Entrance counseling for student loan borrowers (provided to each borrower)
  13. Exit counseling for student loan borrowers (provided to each borrower)
  14. Code of conduct for education loans
  15. Preferred lender lists and arrangements (made available to students and families in print or other medium)—Federal Direct Student Loans are processed by the Direct Loan Servicing Center / U.S. Department of Education