Accreditation & Approvals

Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, ncahlc.org. HLC is one of the eight regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, the Master of Science in Nursing degree program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE,One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Columbus location is accredited with conditions by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met.

Chamberlain College of Nursing is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 N. 14th Street, 10th floor, James Monroe Building, Richmond VA 23219, 804.225.2600. Chamberlain College of Nursing is approved to operate from the Virginia Board of Nursing Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico VA 23233-1463, 804.367.4515.

Program/program option availability varies by state/location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of publication. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. For the most updated approvals by state information, visit chamberlain.edu/stateapprovals. Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo.

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HLC Is Seeking Your Written Comments


The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.ncahlc.org), is currently seeking your written comments on Chamberlain College of Nursing in preparation for their on-site evaluation on October 5–6, 2015.

We invite you to submit your comments directly to HLC at:


Third-Party Comment on Chamberlain College of Nursing
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411


Comments may also be submitted via their website: ncahlc.org/HLC-Institutions/third-party-comment.html 

Third-party comments will be accepted by HLC until September 5, 2015.