Accreditation and Affiliations

Nightingale College is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Schools (ABHES). ABHES is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a private, non-profit, independent accrediting agency. For more information:

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Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N.
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 917-9503
www.abhes.org

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc (ACEN). For more information:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)acen-seal
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The Nightingale College Associate Degree Nursing Program delivered via distance education holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation
2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20037
(800) 669-1656
http://www.nln.org/accreditation-services

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Nightingale College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted .

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 887-6791
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation

Nightingale College has entered into a Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understating (MOU) with the Department of Defense (DoD). Participation in the program allows the College to offer Tuition Assistance (TA) to qualified students.

Department of Defense
www.dodmou.com

Nightingale College is a signatory to the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative. Joining Forces educational partners help servicemembers and their families by expanding education opportunities, easing transferability of academic credit, and increase job training opportunities for servicemembers, military spouses, and veterans.

Joining Forces Initiative
www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces

Nightingale College is a member of the National League for Nursing.

National League for Nursing
www.nln.org

Nightingale College is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
www.aacn.nche.edu