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Pre-Accreditation Candidacy Application Information

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. 

Pre-Accreditation Candidacy Application Deadlines

NLN CNEA has announced upcoming dates for submission of pre-accreditation candidacy applications.  Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by April 9, 2018 will be considered at the June 14-15, 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting. Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by August 13, 2018 will be considered at the October 18-19, 2017 Board of Commissioners meeting. Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by November 12, 2018 will be considered at the February 2019 Board of Commissioners meeting.  


NLN CNEA  April 2018 Pre-Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have applied for Pre-Accreditation during the April 2018 Cycle and will be considered by the NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners at its June 14-15, 2018 meeting.  The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below by June 4, 2018. 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. 

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - Asheville, NC
Associate Degree in Nursing


Flathead Valley Community College - Kalispell, MT
Associate Degree in Nursing

Jefferson College - Hillsboro, MO
Practical Nursing

Jefferson College - Hillsboro, MO
Associate Degree in Nursing 

Pine Technical and Community College - Pine City, MN
Associate Degree in Nursing

Sandhills Community College - Pinehurst, NC 
Associate Degree in Nursing

Union County College - Cranford, NJ
Practical Nursing

Union County College - Cranford, NJ
Associate Degree in Nursing

Vermont Technical College - Randolph Center, VT 
Practical Nursing

Vermont Technical College - Randolph Center, VT  
Associate Degree in Nursing

Vermont Technical College - Randolph Center, VT 
Bachelor Degree in Nursing