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Accreditation and Affiliations


Salina Area Technical College is accredited with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500; Chicago, IL 60604. They can also be reached at or 800.621.7440.

 Program accreditations include:

  • The Dental Assistant program is accredited by the Council on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.
  • The Automotive Technology, Auto Collision Repair, and Diesel Technology programs are all accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), a division of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).


Salina Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, or any other non-merit based factor in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, ADA, Title IX, Section 504, Title II, GINA, is directed to contact the Human Resources Specialist, 2562 Centennial Rd, Salina, KS 67401, 785-309-3100.


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