SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#education—Nightingale College, a national leader in blended learning programs for nursing education, today announced it has scheduled an interim candidacy evaluation and virtual site visit from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) from October 26 – 28, 2022. The College’s application was granted candidacy status by NWCCU on February 12, 2021 and set forth the College’s path toward regional accreditation with NWCCU.
As part of the candidacy process, any public comments are invited to be addressed to NWCCU at the contact information provided below. All comments are considered as part of Nightingale College’s Interim Candidacy Evaluation and must be received by the Commission no later than September 26, 2022. Signed comments will be forwarded to the College and the evaluation committee prior to the visit. Further information regarding Public Notifications and Third-Party Comments can be found on NWCCU’s website at https://nwccu.org/member-institutions/upcoming-evaluations/ or by contacting the Commission office at (425) 558-4224.
Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities can be contacted at:
Attn: Third Party Comment
8060 165th Avenue, Suite 200
Redmond, WA 98052
Any additional accreditation-related questions can be directed to Scott Marston, Senior Manager, Legal and Compliance for Nightingale College at SMarston@nightingale.edu.
About Nightingale College
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Nightingale College is a pioneer in distance learning. The College offers nursing programs with its fully accredited distance education in practical nursing, LPN-to-associate’s degree and RN-to-baccalaureate degree bridge programs, as well as bachelor’s and master’s nursing degrees. Supporting the growing need for nurses and providing strategies to combat the nursing shortage and to close health equity gaps, the College’s programs work to develop and maintain a steady supply of diverse nurses, with the help of local health care systems. Nightingale College emphasizes graduating future nurses who are confident, competent and compassionate. Since its establishment in 2010, the College has graduated more than 1,400 nurses and currently enrolling learners from across the U.S, while offering supervised on-ground filed experiences in Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Wyoming. To learn more about Nightingale College and its mission and programs, visit nightingale.edu.
Shannon Michael, Director, Communications, Nightingale College