On July 11-12, 2013, the  ACEN Board of Commissioners met to review nursing programs applying for continuing and initial accreditation that were visited in the Spring 2013 Accreditation Cycle, Follow-Up Reports, and Focused Visits. The following lists the accreditation decisions from that meeting.

Accredited nursing programs are afforded the opportunity to forward comments regarding the Commission decision to the ACEN by September 3, 2013.

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 Review
Becker College Massachusetts Baccalaureate Spring 2018
College of Western Idaho Idaho Associate Spring 2018
Fletcher Technical Community College Louisiana Associate Deny Initial Accreditation
Nashville State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2018
Owens Community College Ohio Associate Spring 2018
Pellissippi State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2018
POLYTECH Adult Education Delaware Practical Spring 2018
Sam Houston State University Texas Baccalaureate Spring 2018
South Florida State College Florida Associate Spring 2018
Southside Regional Medical Center Virginia Associate Spring 2018
St. Vincent’s College Connecticut Baccalaureate Spring 2018
Treasure Valley Community College Oregon Associate Spring 2018
Treasure Valley Community College Oregon Practical Spring 2018
Trocaire College New York Baccalaureate Spring 2018
University of Pikeville Kentucky Baccalaureate Spring 2018
Vanderbilt University Tennessee Clinical Doctorate Spring 2018
Ventura County Community College District California Associate Spring 2018

(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 Review
Adirondack Community College New York Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Allegany College of Maryland Maryland Associate Spring 2021
Anne Arundel Community College Maryland Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Ashland Community & Technical College Kentucky Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Augusta Technical College Georgia Practical Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Bethune-Cookman University Florida Baccalaureate Fall 2015 with Warning
Bishop State Community College Alabama Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Bishop State Community College Alabama Practical Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Blinn College Texas Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Bristol Community College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Bryant & Stratton College – Eastlake/Parma Ohio Associate Fall 2015 with Warning
Catawba Valley Community College North Carolina Associate Spring 2021
Centra Health Virginia Practical Spring 2021
Central Carolina Technical College South Carolina Associate Spring 2021
Central Carolina Technical College South Carolina Practical Spring 2021
Central Wyoming College Wyoming Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Century College Minnesota Associate Spring 2021
Cerritos Community College California Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Chemeketa Community College Oregon Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Chicago State University Illinois Baccalaureate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2021
Clinton Community College New York Associate Fall 2015 with Warning
Colby Community College Kansas Associate Fall 2015 with Warning
College of Saint Mary Nebraska Master’s Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Cumberland University Tennessee Baccalaureate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Davidson County Community College North Carolina Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Dickinson State University North Dakota Baccalaureate Spring 2021
Florence-Darlington Technical College South Carolina Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Georgia College and State University Georgia Master’s Spring 2021
Georgia College and State University Georgia Baccalaureate Spring 2021
Inver Hills Community College Minnesota Associate Spring 2021
James A. Rhodes State College Ohio Associate Spring 2021
Labette Community College Kansas Associate Spring 2021
Laboure College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Lake Area Technical Institute South Dakota Practical Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Lake Michigan College Michigan Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Lehigh Carbon Community College Pennsylvania Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015Follow-Up Visit – Fall 2015
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Louisiana Baccalaureate Spring 2021
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Louisiana Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Louisiana Tech University Louisiana Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
McLennan Community College Texas Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Metropolitan State University of Denver Colorado Baccalaureate Spring 2021 with Removal of Warning
Mississippi Delta Community College Mississippi Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Montana State University-Northern Montana Baccalaureate Fall 2015 with Warning
Montana State University-Northern Montana Associate Fall 2015 with Warning
New York City College of Technology New York Baccalaureate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015Follow-Up Visit – Fall 2015
NHTI, Concord’s Community College New Hampshire Practical Spring 2021
Norfolk Technical Vocational Center Virginia Practical Spring 2021
North Arkansas College Arkansas Associate Spring 2021
Northern Essex Community College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Northern Essex Community College Massachusetts Practical Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Spring 2015
Our Lady of Holy Cross College Louisiana Baccalaureate Spring 2021
Patrick Henry Community College Virginia Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Pensacola State College Florida Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015Follow-Up Visit – Fall 2015
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Master’s Fall 2015 with Warning
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Baccalaureate Fall 2015 with Warning
Prairie State College Illinois Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Pueblo Community College Colorado Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Quinsigamond Community College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2021
Ramapo College of New Jersey New Jersey Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Ramapo College of New Jersey New Jersey Baccalaureate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Randolph Community College North Carolina Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Regis College/Lawrence Memorial Collaborative Massachusetts Associate Spring 2021
River Valley Community College New Hampshire Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation
Riverland Community College Minnesota Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
San Bernardino Valley College California Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District California Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Seward County Community College Kansas Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Somerset Community College Kentucky Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Southern Maine Community College Maine Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Southern State Community College Ohio Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
Sullivan County Community College New York Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation
Umpqua Community College Oregon Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015Follow-Up Visit – Fall 2015
University of Charleston West Virginia Baccalaureate Fall 2015 with Warning
University of Maine at Augusta Maine Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015
University of North Georgia Georgia Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Spring 2021
Wayne Community College North Carolina Associate Spring 2021
Wayne Community College North Carolina Practical Spring 2021
Yakima Valley Community College Washington Associate Spring 2021
Yavapai College Arizona Associate Spring 2021 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Fall 2015

(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 Commission Action Next Visit
Atlantic Cape Community College New Jersey Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Borough of Manhattan Community College – CUNY New York Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Clark College Washington Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Clarkson College Nebraska Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Cleveland State Community College Tennessee Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
College of Marin California Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2015
Cypress College California Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Darton College Georgia Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2015
Georgia Perimeter College Georgia Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Governors State University Illinois Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Gulf Coast State College Florida Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Hocking Technical College Ohio Practical Affirm Continuing Accreditation Spring 2019
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Indiana Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
La Roche College Pennsylvania Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Langston University Oklahoma Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Lone Star College – Kingwood Texas Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Lone Star College – Montgomery Texas Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Lone Star College – Tomball Texas Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Marshall University West Virginia Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Marshall University West Virginia Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Mercer County Community College New Jersey Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Midland College Texas Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation
Montana Tech of The University of Montana Montana Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan University Nebraska Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Paris Junior College Texas Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Purdue University North Central Indiana Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Saddleback College California Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Salish Kootenai College Montana Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
South Georgia College Georgia Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
South Puget Sound Community College Washington Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation
Southern Adventist University Tennessee Baccalaureate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Southern Adventist University Tennessee Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College West Virginia Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
St. Joseph’s College of Nursing New York Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018
SUNY-College of Agriculture & Technology at Morrisville New York Associate Affirm Continuing Accreditation Fall 2018

(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 Commission Action Next Visit
Fortis College – Centerville Ohio Associate Affirm continuing accreditation with warning status following the addition of a generic entry option. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2014 with Warning
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne Indiana Master’s Affirm continuing accreditation following the implementation of a new delivery method and substantive curriculum changes to the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner program. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2016
Lake Superior State University Michigan Baccalaureate Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 1 Mission and Administrative Capacity and Standard 2 Faculty and Staff with monitoring of Standard 1 Mission and Administrative Capacity and Standard 2 Faculty and Staff. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2016
Lakeland Community College Ohio Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 2 Faculty and Staff with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2016
Lipscomb University Tennessee Baccalaureate Affirm continuing accreditation following an increase in enrollment of greater than 25% and a relocation of the nursing program on the existing campus with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2013
Louisiana Delta Community College Louisiana Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following an increase in enrollment of greater than 25% with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2016
Marshall University West Virginia Baccalaureate Affirm continuing accreditation following the implementation of online delivery for the RN-to-BSN program option with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2018
Marshall University West Virginia Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Affirm continuing accreditation following the addition of the nursing education and nursing administration program options with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2018
Miles Community College Montana Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in approval status by the state regulatory agency with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff, Standard 4 Curriculum, and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2014
Mohawk Valley Community College New York Associate Change the accreditation status to continuing accreditation with warning due to non-compliance with more than two (2) Accreditation Standards. Change the next accreditation site visit to the Fall 2015 Cycle. Fall 2015 with Warning
Norfolk State University Virginia Associate Change the accreditation status to continuing accreditation with warning due to non-compliance with more than two Accreditation Standards. Change the next accreditation site visit to the Fall 2015 Cycle. Fall 2015 with Warning
North Central Texas College Texas Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following the implementation of an online LVN-to-RN program option with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2015
Pennsylvania College of Technology – North Campus Outreach Pennsylvania Practical Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing program with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2014
Premier Education Group, LLC – Salter School of Nursing New Hampshire Practical Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing program and implementation of substantive curriculum revisions. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2020
Salem Community College New Jersey Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 4 Curriculum with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff, Standard 4 Curriculum, and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2014
Salem Community College New Jersey Practical Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 4 Curriculum with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff, Standard 4 Curriculum, and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2014
San Antonio College Texas Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following implementation of a new online entry option for career mobility students with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2016
Three Rivers Community College Missouri Associate Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 2 Faculty and Staff with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2018
University of Arkansas at Monticello Arkansas Baccalaureate Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 2 Faculty and Staff with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Spring 2018
Webster University Missouri Baccalaureate Affirm continuing accreditation following the addition of a new teaching location with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2015
Webster University Missouri Master’s Affirm continuing accreditation following the addition of a new teaching location and implementation of substantive curriculum revisions with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes. Affirm the next site visit date. Fall 2015

(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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