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Accreditation & Assessment


Notre Dame college is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 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 last underwent a comprehensive self-study and site visit during the 2006-2007 academic year, with reaffirmation taking place in 2016-2017. 

Additional Accreditation, Approvals and Affiliations

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

  • The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Registration for State Teachers’ Licenses by The State of Ohio Department of Education
  • Association of Catholic Colleges & Universities (ACCU)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO)
  • College Entrance Examination Board (The College Board)
  • College and University Personnel Association (CUPA)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program
  • Global Issues Resource Center
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)
  • Ohio Board of Nursing approval                                                         
  • Ohio College Association (OCA)
  • Ohio Council of Teacher Education Organizations (OCTEO)
  • Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC)
  • Ohio Minority Recruitment Consortium
  • Pax Christi


November 27

Thanksgiving Break (School Closed)

9:00 AM
Friday November 27, 9:00am
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