On July 9-10, 2015, the ACEN Board of Commissioners met to review nursing programs applying for continuing and initial accreditation that were visited in the Spring 2015 Accreditation Cycle and Follow-Up Reports. 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 2, 2015.

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
* unless otherwise specified in public disclosure

Programs Reviewed for Initial Accreditation

Governing Organization

State

Program Type

Next Review

Daytona State College Florida Baccalaureate Spring 2020
Doña Ana Community College New Mexico Associate Spring 2020
Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College West Virginia Associate Spring 2020
Fulton-Montgomery Community College New York Associate Spring 2020
Northwest Florida State College Florida Associate Spring 2020
Park University Missouri Baccalaureate Spring 2020
South Georgia State College Georgia Baccalaureate Spring 2020
Southeast Technical Institute South Dakota Associate Spring 2020
St. Johns River State College Florida Baccalaureate Spring 2020
St. Peter’s Health Partners-Albany Memorial Hospital New York Associate Spring 2020
VermontTechnicalCollege Vermont Baccalaureate Spring 2020
Wayland Baptist University Texas Master’s Spring 2020
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Kentucky Practical Spring 2020
Western Wyoming Community College Wyoming Associate Spring 2020

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.9)
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

Adventist University of Health Sciences Florida Baccalaureate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Albuquerque Public Schools New Mexico Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2017
Alcorn State University Mississippi Associate Fall 2017 with Warning
Angelo State University Texas Master’s Fall 2020
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ohio Associate Fall 2020
Berkshire Community College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Black Hawk College Illinois Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Butler County Community College Pennsylvania Associate Spring 2023
Carrington College – Boise Idaho Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions Follow-Up Report – Spring 2017
Central Ohio Technical College Ohio Associate Spring 2017 with Warning for Good Cause
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Ohio Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
College of Menominee Nation Wisconsin Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
College of Southern Nevada Nevada Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
College of Staten Island – CUNY New York Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
College of Staten Island – CUNY New York Baccalaureate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
College of Staten Island – CUNY New York Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Columbia Basin College Washington Associate Spring 2023
Columbia State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Dodge City Community College Kansas Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Eastern New Mexico University New Mexico Baccalaureate Fall 2017 with Warning
Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2023
Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing New York Associate Fall 2017 with Warning
Fletcher Technical Community College Louisiana Practical Spring 2023
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Florida Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Spring 2023
George C. Wallace Community College Alabama Associate Spring 2023
Germanna Community College – Locust Grove Campus Virginia Associate Spring 2023
Greenfield Community College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Harford Community College Maryland Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Illinois Valley Community College Illinois Associate Spring 2023
Inter American University of Puerto Rico – Arecibo Campus Puerto Rico Baccalaureate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Jackson State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Lake-Sumter State College Florida Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Lehigh Carbon Community College Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2017
Midland University Nebraska Baccalaureate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Minnesota West Community & Technical College Minnesota Associate Spring 2023
Motlow State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2023
North Carolina Central University North Carolina Baccalaureate Fall 2017 with Warning
North Seattle College Washington Associate Spring 2023
Northampton Community College Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2017
Northeast Mississippi Community College Mississippi Associate Spring 2023
Northland Community and Technical College Minnesota Associate Spring 2023
Northwest-Shoals Community College Alabama Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Ohio University Ohio Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Pima County Community College Arizona Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Pratt Community College Kansas Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation
Roane State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2023
Santa Ana College California Associate Spring 2023
Shawnee State University Ohio Baccalaureate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Shawnee State University Ohio Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Shelton State Community College Alabama Associate Spring 2023
Shelton State Community College Alabama Practical Spring 2023
Southeast Community College Nebraska Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Kentucky Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Southwestern Illinois College Illinois Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
SUNY College of Technology – Delhi New York Baccalaureate Spring 2023
Texas A&M International University Texas Master’s Spring 2023
Thomas University Georgia Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate Spring 2023
Three Rivers Community College Missouri Associate Fall 2017 with Warning
Tri County Technology Center Oklahoma Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2017
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College Utah Practical Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2017
University of Evansville Indiana Baccalaureate Spring 2023
University of Hawaii – Maui College Hawaii Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo Puerto Rico Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
University of the District of Columbia District of Columbia Baccalaureate Spring 2023
Vermont Technical College Vermont Associate Spring 2023
Vermont Technical College Vermont Practical Spring 2023
Walla Walla University Washington Baccalaureate Fall 2019
West Kentucky Community & Technical College Kentucky Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
West Virginia Northern Community College West Virginia Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017
Western Kentucky University Kentucky Associate Spring 2023 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2017

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.9)
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 Review

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Georgia

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Alcorn State University

Mississippi

Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Augusta Technical College

Georgia

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2021

Baptist Health Schools Little Rock

Arkansas

Diploma

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Bethel College

Indiana

Master’s

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Bethel College

Indiana

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Bishop State Community College

Alabama

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2021

Bishop State Community College

Alabama

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2021

Bowie State University

Maryland

Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Broward College

Florida

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Chamberlain College of Nursing – Columbus

Ohio

Associate

Grant Continuing Accreditation with Warning for Good Cause

Spring 2016

Clarion and Edinboro Universities of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Community College of Allegheny County

Pennsylvania

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Connors State College

Oklahoma

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Davenport University

Michigan

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Eastern Maine Community College

Maine

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

El Paso Community College

Texas

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Endicott College

Massachusetts

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Ferris State University

Michigan

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Genesee Community College

New York

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Greenville Technical College

South Carolina

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Henderson Community College

Kentucky

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Jameson Health System

Pennsylvania

Diploma

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

La Roche College

Pennsylvania

Master’s

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

La Roche College

Pennsylvania

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Lake Area Technical Institute

South Dakota

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2021

Lake Land College

Illinois

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Massachusetts Bay Community College

Massachusetts

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Morehead State University

Kentucky

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Northern Essex Community College

Massachusetts

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2021

Roseman University of Health Sciences – Henderson

Nevada

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Saint Charles Community College

Missouri

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Slippery Rock University

Pennsylvania

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Southern University at Shreveport

Louisiana

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

St. Catherine University

Minnesota

Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

St. Catherine University

Minnesota

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

St. Catherine University

Minnesota

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

St. Vincent’s College

Connecticut

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Tacoma Community College

Washington

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville

Arkansas

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

University of Dundee

Scotland, United Kingdom

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

University of Saint Francis

Indiana

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Vincennes University

Indiana

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Vincennes University

Indiana

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

Weatherford College

Texas

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2020

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.9)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation
Follow-Up Report

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

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Commission Actions Based on a Focused Visit

Governing Organization

State

Program Type

Next Review

Brookline College – Phoenix

Arizona

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the online RN-to-BSN program option
Endicott College

Massachusetts

Master’s

Extend continuing accreditation to the family nurse practitioner option, the global health option, and the post-master’s certificate for the nurse educator and nurse administrator program options
Endicott College

Massachusetts

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the RN-to-BSN program option at the new off-campus instructional site at the Lahey Clinic
Fortis College – Salt Lake City

Utah

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates
Francis Marion University

South Carolina

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the new off-campus instructional site at the Mt. Pleasant Campus of Trident Technical College
Graham Hospital Association

Illinois

Diploma

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates and a change in status with the state regulatory agency for nursing
Henry Ford College

Michigan

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 2 Faculty and Staff
Lake Superior College

Minnesota

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates
Langston University

Oklahoma

Baccalaureate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates
Luna Community College

New Mexico

Associate

Place the program on conditions following reported non-compliance with Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes and affirmed the program’s next accreditation site visit in Spring 2016
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Mississippi

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following the addition of an online hybrid delivery method for the LPN-to-RN program option
Norfolk State University

Virginia

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the pre-licensure baccalaureate program option
Quinsigamond Community College

Massachusetts

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing education unit
Quinsigamond Community College

Massachusetts

Practical

Affirm continuing accreditation following the relocation of the nursing education unit
Red River Technology Center

Oklahoma

Practical

Place the program on warning as the program is in non-compliance with Standard 1 Mission and Administrative Capacity, Standard 2 Faculty and Staff, Standard 3 Students, Standard 4 Curriculum, and Standard 6 Outcomes; Follow-Up Report and Follow-Up Visit for the Spring 2016 Cycle
Rochester Regional Health System – Rochester General Hospital

New York

Practical

Grant continuing accreditation with conditions following a change in ownership of the governing organization; Follow-Up Report due Fall 2015
Salish Kootenai College

Montana

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates and chance in status with the state regulatory agency for nursing; Follow-Up Report due Fall  2016
Southern Arkansas University

Arkansas

Baccalaureate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates
Southern Arkansas University

Arkansas

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates pending the closure of the program in May 2016
St. Johns River State College

Florida

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following the implementation of a hybrid delivery method for the LPN-to-ASN program option and extend continuing accreditation to the new off-campus instructional site at the St. Augustine Campus
Trinity Health – Saint Francis Medical Center

New Jersey

Diploma

Affirm continuing accreditation following the implementation of a revised curriculum and a change in the name of the governing organization
University of North Georgia

Georgia

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the pre-licensure program option
West Virginia Wesleyan College

West Virginia

Baccalaureate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in licensure examination pass rates and a change in status with the state regulatory agency for nursing

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.27)
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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