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Application Cycles

Interest in Applying for Pre-accreditation Candidacy

Programs interested in submitting an application for pre-accreditation candidacy must indicate their interest by sending an email to accreditation@nln.org . Programs must indicate what application deadline  they seek to meet, the number of campuses the nursing program is taught at, and the program type(s) for which they are seeking pre-accreditation status. CNEA staff will respond with information on how to access the online application.

NLN CNEA Fall 2019 Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have scheduled Fall 2019 on-site program evaluation visits. The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lesleyan Jackson, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Stanly Community College
September 9-11, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third party comment deadline: August 26, 2019

Vermont Technical College
September 30-October 3, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing (system-wide; distance education)
Third party comment deadline: September 16, 2019

Vermont Technical College
September 30-October 3, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing (system-wide; distance education)
Third party comment deadline: September 16, 2019

Vermont Technical College
September 30-October 3, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (RN-BSN) (system-wide; distance education )
Third party comment deadline: September 16, 2019

Clover Park Technical College
October 7-9, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third party comment deadline: September 23, 2019

Tyler Junior College
October 7-9, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third party comment deadline: September 23, 2019 

Northwest Missouri State University
October 9-11, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (RN-BSN, distance education)
Third party comment deadline: September 25, 2019 

Wharton County Junior College
October 14-16, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third party comment deadline: September 30, 2019

Jackson College
October 21-23, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third party comment deadline: October 7, 2019 

Kirtland Community College
November 6-8, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third party comment deadline: October 23, 2019 

Flathead Valley Community College
November 13-15, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third party comment deadline: October 30, 2019

NLN CNEA April 2019 Pre-Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have applied for Pre-Accreditation during the April 2019 Cycle and will be considered by the NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners at its June 13-14, 2019 meeting.  The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below by April 26, 2019. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lusetha Rolle, Manager, 2600 Virginia Avenue, 8th Floor, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

​Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, IA
Associate Degree in Nursing

Health & Technology Training Institute - Philadelphia, PA
Practical Nursing

Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing - Falls Church, VA
Practical Nursing

Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing - Falls Church, VA
Associate Degree in Nursing (LPN-to-RN)

Wilkes Community College - Wilkesboro, NC
Associate Degree in Nursing

NLN CNEA Spring 2019 Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have scheduled Spring 2019 on-site program evaluation visits. The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lusetha Rolle, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Beckfield College

January 16-18, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 2, 2019

Beckfield College
January 16-18, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate in Applied Science in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 2, 2019

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
February 13-15, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 30, 2019

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
February 13-15, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 30, 2019

St. Cloud Technical and Community College
March 4-6, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: February 18, 2019

Montcalm Community College
March 11-13, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: February 26, 2019

Mesabi Range College
March 25-27, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 11, 2019

Forsyth Tech Community College
March 27-29, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 13, 2019

Forsyth Tech Community College
March 27-29, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 13, 2019

Union County College
April 2-4, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 19, 2019

Mid Michigan College
April 8-10, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 25, 2019

Bates Technical College
April 9-11, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 25, 2019

Dakota County Technical College
April 15-17, 2019  
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: April 1, 2019