ADN Accreditation & Approval

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Bellevue College Associate Degree Nursing Program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone (202) 909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Andrea Browning, NLN CNEA Administrative Coordinator, no later than August 29, 2016.

Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly known as National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education schools and programs, both post-secondary and higher degree. The Commission has authority and accountability for carrying out the responsibilities inherent in the application of standards and criteria, accreditation processes, and the affairs, management, policy making, and general administration of the NLNAC. NLNAC is a nationally recognized specialized accrediting agency for all types of nursing programs.

3343 Peachtree Road N.E., Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 34326

Phone: (404) 975-5000

Fax: (404) 975-5020

We are also approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission

Find information regarding health care providers, regulations for professional practice and contact information. The Department of Health works to protect and improve the health of people in Washington State.

Department of Health

PO Box 47865

Tumwater, WA 98504

Phone: (360) 236-4700

Fax: (360) 236-4818

Physical location: 310 Israel Rd, Tumwater, WA 98501

Last Updated June 7, 2017