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Nightingale College Hosts Initial Candidacy Site Visit by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Nightingale College Hosts Initial Candidacy Site Visit by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

August 6, 2020 (Salt Lake City)Nightingale College, a national leader in blended learning programs for nursing education, today announced it has scheduled an initial candidacy site visit from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) from October 7 – 9, 2020. The College’s application for candidacy consideration was accepted by NWCCU on January 17, 2020 and set forth the College’s path toward regional accreditation.

As part of the candidacy process, any public comments are invited to be addressed to the NWCCU at the contact information provided below. All comments are considered as part of Nightingale College’s qualification for candidacy or initial accreditation and must be received by the Commission no later than September 7, 2020. Signed comments will be forwarded, as they are received, to the College, the evaluation committee and the NWCCU. Further information regarding Public Notifications and Third-Party Comments can be found on NWCCU’s website or by contacting the Commission office at (425) 558-4224.

Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities can be contacted at:

8060 165th Avenue, Suite 200

Redmond, WA 98052

(425) 558-4224

Any additional accreditation-related questions can be directed to Nicole R. Flores-Harvey, Manager, Institutional Accreditation for Nightingale College at For more information about Nightingale College and its nursing programs, click here.

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About Nightingale College

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Nightingale College is a pioneer in distance learning. The College offers nursing programs with its fully accredited distance education for learners to earn associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s nursing degrees. Supporting the growing need for nurses and providing strategies to combat the nursing shortage, the College’s programs work to develop and maintain a steady supply of homegrown nurses, with the help of local health care systems. Nightingale College emphasizes graduating future nurses who are confident, competent and compassionate. Since its establishment in 2010, the College has graduated more than 1,000 nurses and is currently operating throughout Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Alaska and Nevada. To learn more about Nightingale College, its mission and programs, visit

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