Accreditation Commission
for Education in Nursing

the leading authority for nursing education accreditation

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The 2024-2025 ACEN Board of Commissioners and ACEN Nominating Committee elections have begun. Votes may be cast until May 31, 2024, and newly elected members will take office October 1, 2024.

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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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