Accreditation, Assessment and Program Review

Notre Dame College is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission as a degree-granting institution. The College’s Statement of Affiliation Status, or confirmation of accreditation, can be accessed on the Higher Learning Commission’s website.


Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Notre Dame recently underwent a comprehensive self-study and site visit during the 2016-2017 academic year and awaits reaffirmation

Additional Accreditation, Approvals and Affiliations

In addition to the Higher Learning Commission accreditation, Notre Dame's other college accreditation, program approvals and affiliations include:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program)

Approvals and Affiliations

  • Ohio Board of Nursing (full approval for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program)
  • College Entrance Examination Board (The College Board)
  • Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Programs
  • Registration for State Teachers’ Licenses by The State of Ohio Department of Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges & Universities (ACCU)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO)
  • College and University Personnel Association (CUPA
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)
  • Ohio Council of Teacher Education Organizations (OCTEO)
  • Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC)


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Falcons Nest
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