Accredited Nursing School and Accelerated Nursing Program

Committed to academic excellence within the spirit of Jesuit tradition, Loyola is accredited at the university and nursing school levels. With these accreditations, you can rest assured your accelerated nursing education meets strict academic standards and qualifies you to sit for the NCLEX-RN® exam.

By applying to our ABSN program in Maywood or Downers Grove, you’ll receive a quality education that prepares you to enter the workforce as a competent, compassionate nurse with a strong moral compass.

University Accreditation

Loyola University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 800.621.7440. Founded in 1895, the HLC is an independent corporation that serves to ensure the quality and advancement of learning at colleges and universities located within the North Central region of the United States.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Loyola University Chicago are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

State Approval

The ABSN program at Loyola University Chicago is approved by the Illinois Board of Nursing, located at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300, Chicago, IL 60601, 312.814.2715.

Contact us to learn more about the accredited ABSN program offered by the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.

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