Accreditation Actions

Accreditation Actions
Voluntary Withdrawals

Voluntary Withdrawals From Accreditation
The pursuit of reaccreditation is a voluntary process. An institution that seeks reaccreditation of its baccalaureate, master’s, DNP, post-graduate APRN certificate and/or entry-to-practice nurse residency program(s) is permitted to withdraw from these processes at any time.

  • Shepherd University, Los Angeles, CA
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 2/2/2015
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 11/18/2017

  • St. Catherine University, Saint Paul, MN
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing  
    Initial Accreditation Date: 11/3/2014 
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/15/2017

  • Delaware State University, Dover, DE
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 10/3/2003
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 9/10/2012

  • Delaware State University, Dover, DE
    Program Type: Master's Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 10/13/2007
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 2/13/2012
  • Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/20/2002
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 6/30/2012

Withdrawals Due to Program Closure
A program must remain in continuous operation with enrolled students in order to remain accredited. The CCNE Board will withdraw accreditation of any baccalaureate or graduate nursing program that is closed or otherwise terminated voluntarily. Accreditation will be withdrawn effective at the time of closure of the program.

2019

  • Lincoln College of New England, Southington, CT
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 10/14/2015
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 06/02/2019

  • Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/15/2005
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 01/01/2019

2018

  • Harrison College, Indianapolis, IN
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 2/4/2013
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 9/17/2018

  • Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing, Master’s Degree Program in Nursing, Post-Graduate APRN Certificate Program
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/29/2001 (Baccalaureate and Master’s), 2/24/2016 (Certificate)
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 7/29/2018

  • Aurora University, Aurora, IL
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 2/2/2015
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/11/2018

2017

  • St. Gregory’s University, Shawnee, OK
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 10/12/2015
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/8/2017

  • University of Nevada Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Reno, NV
    Program Type: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program
    Initial Accreditation Date: 3/5/2012
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/26/2017

  • Concordia University-Nebraska, Seward, NE
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 1/28/2015
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/20/2017

  • Urbana University, Urbana, OH
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/15/2005
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/13/2017

  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/12/2008
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/5/2017

  • University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA
    Program Type: Post-Graduate APRN Certificate program
    Initial Accreditation Date: 10/5/2015
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 6/18/2017

  • Saint Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN 
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 11/12/2012
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/25/2017

  • Rutgers University-Camden, Camden, NJ 
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 2/21/2011
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/23/2017

  • University of Portland, Portland, OR 
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/15/2005
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/7/2017

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/28/2002
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/3/2017

2016

  • Globe University-Minnesota School of Business, Richfield, MN 
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/27/2008
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/24/2016

  • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/20/2002
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/23/2016

  • College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN 
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing 
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/28/2002
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/18/2016

  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/29/2005
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/10/2016

  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 1/3/2003
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 7/23/2016

  • Robert B. Miller College, Battle Creek, MI
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/20/2010
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 6/30/2016

  • Fortis College, Largo, FL
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 10/20/2014
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 6/27/2016

  • Mississippi Educational Consortium for Specialized Advanced Practice Nursing, Jackson, MS
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/13/2011
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/31/2016

  • The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date:  9/25/1999
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/20/2016

  • Columbia University, New York, NY
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/21/2004
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/18/2016

2015

  • Fortis College, Centerville, OH
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/17/2014
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/20/2015

  • Washington State University, Spokane, WA
    Program Type: Post-Graduate APRN Certificate Program
    Initial Accreditation Date: 3/5/2014
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/16/2015

  • Murray State University, Murray, KY
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/21/2004
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/12/2015

  • University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing; Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/20/2002
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/31/2015

  • Everest College, West Valley City, UT
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/18/2013
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 7/3/2015

  • Minnesota Intercollegiate Nursing Consortium, Northfield, MN
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/12/1999
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 6/1/2015

  • Clarke University, Dubuque, IA
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/21/2001
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/10/2015

2014

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City & Missouri Southern State University Cooperative MSN, Joplin, MO
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 11/9/2009
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/20/2014

  • South Carolina State University
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/21/2004
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/14/2014

  • Sanford College of Nursing, Bismarck, ND
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/21/2004
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 7/1/2014

  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Program Type: Master of Science Degree in the University of Washington School of Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/22/2000
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 6/16/2014



  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    Program Type: Master's Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: May 11, 2014

  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 5/3/2003
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/5/2014

  • University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 3/3/2000
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 2/1/2014

2013

  • St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/2/2008
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/31/2013

  • Radford University, Radford, VA
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 4/21/2004
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/8/2013

  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/28/2002
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 7/9/2013

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Program Type: Master’s of Science Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/22/2000
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 3/30/2013

2012

  • Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/25/1999
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 12/20/2012

  • Nazareth College, Rochester, NY
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 11/18/1997
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 9/5/2012

2011

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 3/3/2000
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/16/2011

  • DePaul University, Chicago, IL
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Initial Accreditation Date: 9/29/2001
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/6/2011

Voluntary Withdrawals from Applicant Status
At any time during applicant status, a program may withdraw its application without prejudice, on written notice to CCNE, and no further review activities will be conducted. There is a 6 month waiting period after an application is withdrawn before a program may initiate a new request for applicant status.

2019

  • Ponce Health Sciences University, Ponce, PR
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 4/8/2019

 

2018

  • John Peter Smith Health Network, Fort Worth, TX
    Program Type: Employee-Based Nurse Residency Program
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 8/14/2018

2017

  • Governors State University, University Park, IL 
    Program Type: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program in Nursing 
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/17/2017

  • Becker College, Worcester, MA 
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing; Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 5/3/2017

  • Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, LA
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing; Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program in Nursing  
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 4/27/2017

  • Central Penn College, Summerdale, PA
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: 3/14/2017

2016

  • Mattia College, Miami, FL
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: May 24, 2016

2015

  • Sojourner Douglass College, Baltimore, MD
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: April 30, 2015

2014

  • University of Southernmost Florida, Coral Gables, FL
    Program Type: Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: November 20, 2014

     
  • South College, Knoxville, TN
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: September 2, 2014

     
  • Mattia College, Miami, FL
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective Date: April 7, 2014

2013

  • Grantham University, Kansas City, MO
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing; Master’s Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective: October 18, 2013

2012

  • Simpson University, Redding, CA
    Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing
    Withdrawal Effective: February 27, 2012