Accreditation & Memberships

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Visit the Department of Nursing webpage for specifics on ACEN accreditation for the programs.

North Dakota Board of Nursing

The AASPN and BSN programs are approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing. The Board’s address is: 919 South 7th St., Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504-5881. The Board’s phone number is: 701-328-9777. Their website can be found at

DSU’s HLC Reports 

HLC Self-Study

HLC Reports & Letters