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, 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, 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 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 has full approval 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 For the most updated approvals by state information, visit Comprehensive consumer information is available at

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Chamberlain Accreditation Update: CCNE Is Seeking Your Written Comments

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is currently seeking written comments on Chamberlain and its degree programs in preparation for their on-site evaluation March 18–20, 2015.

This on-site evaluation will specifically address the reaffirmation of accreditation of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program. Program accreditation by a professional/specialized accreditation agency, such as CCNE, is a mark of quality and an indication of our institution's commitment to excellence. Your input and insights are an important part of this process.

Chamberlain College of Nursing invites you to submit written comments directly to CCNE at:

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

Deadline: February 18, 2015

All comments must be signed to be accepted by the CCNE. Your comments will be considered confidential and are only shared with the evaluation team.