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The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and doctor of nursing practice programs at Washington State University College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K. Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The bachelor of science in nursing, post-master’s certificate, and master of nursing programs are accredited through December 31, 2024. The doctor of nursing practice program is accredited through December 31, 2019.

On April 3-5, 2019, the WSU College of Nursing will host an on-site accreditation review by the CCNE for the nursing program:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

In compliance with CCNE requirements, we offer an opportunity for representatives of our community of interest to submit written feedback to the CCNE evaluation team. All feedback is confidential and shared only with CCNE. Please write or email comments to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attention: Third-Party Comments
655 K. St. NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001


CCNE shares third-party comments only with the evaluation team prior to the on-site evaluation. These comments are not shared with the College of Nursing, the Accreditation Review Committee, or the Board. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments, if any, that relate to the program’s qualifications for accreditation.

Washington State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Most recently reaffirmed in August 2018, WSU has been continuously accredited by its regional higher education authority since 1918.

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