Accreditations and Memberships

Northwestern is an accredited institution, which certifies that high academic standards are being met and recognized across the higher education industry. Accreditation also enables students to qualify for additional financial aid and transfer credits more easily.

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The baccalaureate program in nursing at University of Northwestern – St. Paul is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering program at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, under the General Criteria. 

Students who are interested in reviewing Northwestern’s accreditation and licensure documents should contact the Office of Academic Affairs.

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