University and Nursing Program Accreditations

At Northeastern University, we uphold a continuous commitment to academic excellence—and it shows with the accreditations and approvals we maintain at both the institution and nursing school level. As one of our nursing students, you can feel confident that your education follows practices that best serve the public interest and aligns with current healthcare demand.

University Accreditation

Northeastern University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), located at 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514. Serving more than 2,000 learning institutions, NEASC is an independent, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization that serves to establish and maintain high academic standards at all education levels. A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC accreditation verifies the quality of education provided by a learning institution. To learn more about NEASC accreditation, please visit www.neasc.org or call 781.425.7700.

National Accreditation

The Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Northeastern University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), located at 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accreditation agency officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

State Nursing Approval

Northeastern University is in excellent standing with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, located at 239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114. The board serves to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair, consistent application of the statutes and regulations governing nursing practice and nursing education. To learn more about the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, please visit www.mass.gov or call 617.973.0900.

The Charlotte location of  Northeastern University’s Accelerated BSN program is also approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, located at 4516 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607. The board serves to protect the public by regulating the practice of nursing. To learn more about the NC BON, please visit www.ncbon.com or call 919.782.3211.

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