On March 7-8, 2013, the  ACEN Board of Commissioners met to review nursing programs applying for continuing and initial accreditation that were visited in the Fall 2012 Accreditation Cycle, Follow-Up Reports, and Focused Visits. The following lists the accreditation decisions from that meeting.

Programs Reviewed for Initial Accreditation
Programs Reviewed for Continuing Accreditation
Commission Actions Based on Programs Submitting a Follow-Up Report
Commission Actions Based on a Focused Visit

Programs Reviewed for Initial Accreditation

Governing Organization
State
Program Type
Next Visit
Brookline College
Arizona
Baccalaureate
Fall 2017
City Colleges of Chicago – Wilbur Wright College
Illinois
Associate
Deny Initial Accreditation
City Colleges of Chicago – Wilbur Wright College
Illinois
Practical
Deny Initial Accreditation
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Alabama
Associate
Fall 2017
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Alabama
Practical
Fall 2017
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado
Associate
Fall 2017
Concorde Career College
Colorado
Practical
Deny Initial Accreditation
Endicott College
Massachusetts
Master’s
Fall 2017
Everest University – Brandon
Florida
Associate
Fall 2017
Fortis College – Salt Lake City
Utah
Associate
Fall 2017
Hagerstown Community College
Maryland
Associate
Fall 2017
Hagerstown Community College
Maryland
Practical
Fall 2017
Indiana State University
Indiana
Clinical Doctorate
Fall 2017
Lake Superior College
Minnesota
Associate
Fall 2017
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Baccalaureate
Fall 2017
Maria College
New York
Baccalaureate
Fall 2017
Northeastern State University
Oklahoma
Master’s
Fall 2017
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Connecticut
Associate
Fall 2017
Polk State College
Florida
Baccalaureate
Fall 2017
Sampson Community College
North Carolina
Associate
Fall 2017
Sampson Community College
North Carolina
Practical
Fall 2017
Schoolcraft College
Michigan
Associate
Fall 2017
Schoolcraft College
Michigan
Practical
Fall 2017
St. Johns River State College
Florida
Associate
Fall 2017
St. Joseph School of Nursing
New Hampshire
Associate
Fall 2017
Tallahassee Community College
Florida
Associate
Fall 2017
Terra State Community College
Ohio
Associate
Fall 2017
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Arkansas
Practical
Deny Initial Accreditation
Wallace State Community College
Alabama
Practical
Fall 2017

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.8)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation

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Programs Reviewed for Continuing Accreditation

GOVERNING ORGANIZATION
STATE
PROGRAM TYPE
NEXT VISIT
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Georgia
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Alcorn State University
Mississippi
Master’s/PMC
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Angelo State University
Texas
Master’s/PMC
Spring 2015 with Warning
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Ohio
Associate
Spring 2015 with Warning
Baptist Health Schools Little Rock
Arkansas
Diploma
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Bethel College
Indiana
Master’s
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Bethel College
Indiana
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Bowie State University
Maryland
Master’s/PMC
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Broward Community College
Florida
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Central Ohio Technical College
Ohio
Associate
Spring 2015 with Warning
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
Pennsylvania
Practical
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2014
Chamberlain College of Nursing – Columbus
Ohio
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Clarion and Edinboro Universities of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Master’s/PMC
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
College of Central Florida
Florida
Associate
Fall 2020
Columbia-Greene Community College
New York
Associate
Fall 2020
Community College of Allegheny County
Pennsylvania
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital
Pennsylvania
Diploma
Fall 2020
Connors State College
Oklahoma
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Covenant Health System
Texas
Diploma
Fall 2020
Davenport University
Michigan
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Davenport University
Michigan
Practical
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2014
Eastern Maine Community College
Maine
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
El Paso Community College
Texas
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Endicott College
Massachusetts
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Ferris State University
Michigan
Master’s
Fall 2020
Ferris State University
Michigan
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Fort Scott Community College
Kansas
Associate
Fall 2020 with
Removal of Warning
Genesee Community College
New York
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Global Health College
Virginia
Practical
Fall 2014 with Warning
Greenville Technical College
South Carolina
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Hannibal-LaGrange College
Missouri
Associate
Fall 2020
Henderson Community College
Kentucky
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Jameson Health System
Pennsylvania
Diploma
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Jamestown College
North Dakota
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020
La Roche College
Pennsylvania
Master’s
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
La Roche College
Pennsylvania
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Lake Land College
Illinois
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Lake Land College
Illinois
Practical
Fall 2014 with Warning
Lincoln Memorial University
Tennessee
Master’s/PMC
Fall 2020
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Massachusetts
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley
Missouri
Practical
Fall 2014 with Warning
Morehead State University
Kentucky
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Nassau Community College
New York
Associate
Fall 2020
Ohio Valley General Hospital
Pennsylvania
Diploma
Fall 2020
Pratt Community College
Kansas
Associate
Spring 2015 with Warning
Roseman University of Health Sciences
Nevada
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Quincy College
Massachusetts
Practical
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2014
Saint Charles Community College
Missouri
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Saint Francis Medical Center
New Jersey
Diploma
Fall 2020
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Illinois
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020
Saint Francis Medical Center
New Jersey
Diploma
Fall 2020
Salem City Schools
Ohio
Practical
Fall 2020 with Removal of Warning
Sinclair Community College
Ohio
Associate
Fall 2020
Southern University at Shreveport
Louisiana
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Southern Vermont College
Vermont
Baccalaureate
Continuing Accreditation with Warning
Next Visit – Spring 2014
Southern Vermont College
Vermont
Associate
Continuing Accreditation with Warning
through program closure in May 2014
Slippery Rock University
Pennsylvania
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
St. Catherine University
Minnesota
Master’s/PMC
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
St. Catherine University
Minnesota
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
St. Catherine University
Minnesota
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
St. Vincent’s College
Connecticut
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Tacoma Community College
Washington
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Trinitas Regional Medical Center
New Jersey
Diploma
Fall 2020
University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville
Arkansas
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
Arkansas
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Arkansas
Baccalaureate
Deny Continuing Accreditation
University of Dundee
Dundee, Scotland
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
Pennsylvania
Associate
Fall 2020
University of Saint Francis
Indiana
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Victoria College
Texas
Associate
Fall 2020
Vincennes University
Indiana
Baccalaureate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Vincennes University
Indiana
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Vincennes University
Indiana
Practical
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2014
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Virginia
Practical
Fall 2020
Wallace State Community College
Alabama
Associate
Fall 2020
Weatherford College
Texas
Associate
Fall 2020 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Wenatchee Valley College
Washington
Associate
Fall 2020 with
Removal of Warning
Western Nevada College
Nevada
Associate
Fall 2020

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.8)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation
Accreditation with Conditions or Warning Status

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Commission Actions Based on Programs Submitting a Follow-Up Report

GOVERNING ORGANIZATION
STATE
PROGRAM TYPE
ACTION
Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Louisiana
Diploma
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2018
Big Bend Community College
Washington
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Bridgeport Hospital
Connecticut
Diploma
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2018
Carl Albert State College
Oklahoma
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Ohio
Practical
Deny Continuing Accreditation
Cuyahoga Community College
Ohio
Associate
Continuing Accreditation with Warning
Next Visit – Spring 2014
Del Mar College
Texas
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Dyersburg State Community College
Tennessee
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Elgin Community College
Illinois
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Ellis Hospital
New York
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Finger Lakes Community College
New York
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Franklin County Career and Technology Center
Pennsylvania
Practical
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2018
Frederick Community College
Maryland
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Georgia
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2015
Iowa Wesleyan College
Iowa
Baccalaureate
Deny Continuing Accreditation
Kingsborough Community College of CUNY
New York
Associate
Deny Continuing Accreditation
Lansing Community College
Michigan
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Lee College
Texas
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2015
Los Angeles Harbor College
California
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Marywood University
Pennsylvania
Baccalaureate
Continuing Accreditation with Warning
Next Visit – Spring 2014
Missouri State University – West Plains
Missouri
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Mohave Community College
Arizona
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Neosho County Community College
Kansas
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Niagara County Community College
New York
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Paradise Valley Community College
Arizona
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Rogers State University
Oklahoma
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Roxbury Community College
Massachusetts
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2015
Scottsdale Community College
Arizona
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
Oklahoma
Practical
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2018
Southside Regional Medical Center
Virginia
Diploma
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Fall 2018
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
New York
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Baccalaureate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
University of Guam
Mangilao, Guam
Baccalaureate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
University of New England
Maine
Baccalaureate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
University of New England
Maine
Associate
Affirm Continuing Accreditation
Next Visit – Spring 2018
Wood County Board of Education
West Virginia
Practical
Deny Continuing Accreditation

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.8)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation
Follow-Up Report

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Commission Actions Based on a Focused Visit

GOVERNING ORGANIZATION
STATE
PROGRAM TYPE
ACTION
Angelo State University
Texas
Baccalaureate
Extend accreditation to the new baccalaureate option with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes.
Angelo State University
Texas
Associate
Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in approval status with the state regulatory agency with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes until the program closes.
Chester County Intermediate Unit
Pennsylvania
Practical
Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the main nursing campus. Affirm next site visit date.
Christ Hospital School of Nursing
New Jersey
Diploma
Affirm continuing accreditation following a change of ownership in the governing organization. Affirm next site visit date.
Cumberland University
Tennessee
Baccalaureate
Affirm continuing accreditation following the increase in enrollment in the RN to BSN online option and the change in location for the pre-licensure BSN option for working adults. Affirm next site visit date.
Gateway Community College
Connecticut
Associate
Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing program with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Gwynedd-Mercy College
Pennsylvania
Associate
Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in approval status with the state regulatory agency with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Ivy Tech Community College
Indiana
Associate
Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing program at the Terre Haute Campus with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Ivy Tech Community College
Indiana
Practical
Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing program at the Terre Haute Campus with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Kentucky
Associate
Extend continuing accreditation to the LPN-ADN online option with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Jefferson Community College
New York
Associate
Extend continuing accreditation to the week-end option with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes.
Kettering College of Medical Arts
Ohio
Baccalaureate
Extend continuing accreditation to the two (2) new pre-licensure options. Affirm next site visit date.
Lamar University
Texas
Baccalaureate
Affirm continuing accreditation following the increase in enrollment with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing
Pennsylvania
Diploma
Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing program with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes.
Mercyhurst University
Pennsylvania
Associate
Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in approval status with the state regulatory agency with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes.
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Nebraska
Baccalaureate
Extend accreditation to additional locations in Clarinda, Iowa, and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Affirm next site visit date.
Our Lady of the Lake College
Louisiana
Baccalaureate
Extend continuing accreditation to the pre-licensure options with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes.
Regis College
Massachusetts
Master’s
Extend continuing accreditation to the adult-gerontological nurse practitioner concentration. Affirm next site visit date.
St. Louis Community College
Missouri
Associate
Extend continuing accreditation to the new teaching location with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff.

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.22)
POLICY #14: Reporting Substantive Changes
Focused Visits

Withdrawal of Accreditation (Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.15)
POLICY #7: Withdrawal

For more information on the topics listed above, refer to the  ACEN Accreditation Manual

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