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Welcome to our College of Nursing Accreditation Page!

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standards of excellence in nursing education. Accreditation is a crucial aspect of our commitment to quality and student success.

Here, you'll find comprehensive information about our accreditation status, demonstrating our compliance with rigorous standards set forth by accrediting bodies. Our accreditation affirms that our nursing programs meet or exceed national benchmarks for curriculum, faculty qualifications, student support services, and outcomes.


The University of Utah is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

The College of Nursing is a a participant of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), member of the Nursing Education Exchange (NEXus), and is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, the Master of Science in Nursing Degree, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificates at the University of Utah are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The Certified Nurse-Midwifery track of the DNP Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME),;