2023 SCHEDULE OF TRANSITION-TO-PRACTICE FEES – DOMESTIC
Effective January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.
Candidacy is the beginning process for a Transition-to-Practice program seeking accreditation with the ACEN. A new program is the addition of a new program type within an existing and accredited single program.
Candidacy Fee for Each Additional Program Type – $750.00
Fee to Add a New Program Type to an Existing Single Program – $1,200.00
Prorated, as appropriate, based on date initial accreditation is granted.
Annual Accreditation Fee for Each Additional Location (after 3 locations) Within a Single Program – $200.00
Additional service fees which may be incurred during initial accreditation or continuing accreditation processes. Charged only if and when a service is performed. Not applicable to all programs.
The Appeal Fee applies only to programs denied initial accreditation or continuing accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners and the program chooses to appeal the Board’s decision.
Appeal process fee (per program type) – $10,000.00
Arbitration Process Fee
The Arbitration Fee applies only to a program denied initial accreditation or continuing accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners that have been fully and finally determined by a written decision of the Appeal Committee and the program chooses to appeal the Board’s decision.
Arbitration Fee (per program type) – $20,000.00
– Payment of fees to the ACEN is an obligation for recognition as an accredited program. Payment of fees to the ACEN is an obligation for recognition as a candidate program..
– The ACEN invoices programs for all evaluation processes and an annual accreditation fee.
– Per Policy #7 Voluntary Withdrawal from ACEN Accreditation of a Transition-to-Practice Program, the ACEN will deem as a voluntary withdrawal from accreditation any refusal or failure of an accredited program to pay its fees and expenses when due.
– Membership with another organization (i.e. NLN, OADN, etc.) is NOT required to be accredited by the ACEN.