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Accreditation

KU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at the University of Kansas School of Nursing (SON) are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The CCNE, an autonomous arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, is officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency. The organization serves higher education institutions and acute care hospitals throughout the U.S.

CCNE Third-Party Comments Announcement (PDF)

The BSN, MS and DNP programs are also approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1051, Topeka, KS 66612-1230, 785-296-4929.

The Nurse-Midwife Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 240-485-1800.

The University of Kansas, which includes the SON’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program, is accredited by the North Central Accrediting Association through its Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 312-263-0456.

KU School of Nursing

KU School of Nursing
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
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Kansas City, KS 66160
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