Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing - (ACEN)

Accreditation of nursing education programs and schools, both postsecondary and higher degree, which offer either a certificate, diploma, or recognized professional degree (clinical doctorate, master's, baccalaureate, associate, diploma, and practical nursing) in the United States, its territories and internationally, including those offered via distance education. (2011)

Please refer to the USDE website for their Recognized Scope of Accreditation here (

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
Marsal P. Stoll
Chief Executive Officer

3343 Peachtree Road, NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
United States

33.8468472, -84.3668744

The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of October 2019, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.

CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Associate Tifton GA
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Baccalaureate Tifton GA
Academy for Careers and Technology Practical Mullins SC
Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations Associate ** West Palm Beach FL
Adirondack Community College Associate Queensbury NY
Aiken Technical College Practical Aiken SC
Aiken Technical College Associate Aiken SC
Aims Community College Associate Greeley CO
Albany State University Master's/Post Master's Certificate Albany GA
Albany State University Baccalaureate Albany GA
Albany Technical College Associate Albany GA
Albuquerque Public Schools Practical Albuquerque NM
Alcorn State University Associate Natchez MS
Alcorn State University Baccalaureate Natchez MS
Alcorn State University Master's/Post-Master's Certificate Natchez MS
Alderson Broaddus University Baccalaureate Philippi WV
Alfred State College, SUNY College of Technology Associate Alfred NY
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Diploma New Kensington PA
Allegany College of Maryland Associate Cumberland MD
Alpena Community College Associate Alpena MI
Alpena Community College Practical Alpena MI
Alvin Community College Associate Alvin TX
Amarillo College Associate Amarillo TX
American Sentinel University Clinical Doctorate Aurora CO
Americore Health/St. Alexius Hospital, Inc Diploma St. Louis MO
Ameritech College of Healthcare Associate Draper UT
Ana G. Mendez University System at Universidad del Este Baccalaureate Carolina PR
Andrews University Baccalaureate Berrien Springs MI
Andrews University Clinical Doctorate ** Berrien Springs MI
Anna Maria College Baccalaureate Paxton MA
Anne Arundel Community College Associate Arnold MD
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Associate Coon Rapids MN
Antillean Adventist University (Universidad Adventista De Las Antillas) Baccalaureate Mayaguez PR
Arapahoe Community College Associate Littleton CO
Aria Health System Diploma Trevose PA

* Indicates a free-standing, single purpose program.

**Indicates Candidate only.

***Indicates Applicant only.