College of Nursing
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PNW's College of Nursing Earns National Recognition
College of Nursing
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) College of Nursing programs have been recognized among the best in the country in the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today.
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) granted continuing accreditation to the baccalaureate, master’s and post-master’s certificate programs with the next evaluation visit scheduled for fall 2027.
The College of Nursing strives to promote excellent outcomes for all students. The following key indicators represent student outcomes:
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*completion rates are defined as the percentage of students who start the program and complete within 1.5 x the duration of the plan of study
Employment rates: 92-98% for reporting periods
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Employment rates: 84-93% for reporting periods
Our DNP program accreditation will be sought as a system consortium through the Council on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program is not eligible for full nursing accreditation until it has been implemented for at least one year.