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Accreditation Commission
for Education in Nursing

the leading authority for nursing education accreditation

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The new ACEN Immersive Experience offers hands-on engagement in the application of the Standards and Criteria! Visit the event website to learn more and register!

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The Spring 2024 Self-Study Forum takes place April 2-3, 2024 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Register today!

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The ACEN is accepting nominations for the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award!

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Read the ACEN's latest news and updates.

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Search the ACEN's accredited and Candidate programs.

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Your ACEN Accreditation Journey Starts Here

The ACEN is recognized as the accrediting body for all types of nursing education programs by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Why ACEN Accreditation

ACEN accreditation indicates to the general public and to the educational community that a nursing program has clear and appropriate educational objectives and is working to achieve these objectives.


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