The Oregon Health & Science University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) a regional accrediting body approved by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation of an institution of higher education by NWCC indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality evaluated through a peer review process. OHSU has maintained continuous accreditation with the Commission, earning reaffirmation of accreditation in its full-scale accreditation review in 2005. The next full review is scheduled for November 2015. For more information, contact: NWCCU, 8060 165th Ave NE Suite 100, Redmond, Wash. 98052, 425 558-4224 or visit their web site.
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities to conduct comprehensive evaluation of OHSU Nov. 2-4, 2015
As part of the regular accreditation cycle, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) will undergo a site visit by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) Nov. 2-4, 2015. The visit is part of OHSU's Year Seven Evaluation, a comprehensive review of the university's compliance with accreditation standards. The NWCCU last reaffirmed OHSU's accreditation in 2012. OHSU received its initial regional accreditation in 1980.
During its visit, the team will tour the OHSU campus, review documents and interview students, alumni, faculty, staff, leadership and members of the Board of Directors.
The public is invited to submit written comments regarding OHSU's qualifications for accreditation. Comments must be in writing, signed and received by Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the address below.
8060 165th Avenue N.E., Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
The Baccalaureate/master's/DNP program at the OHSU School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036 through 2023.
For more information about accreditation, contact: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 202-887-6791, or
The Oregon Master of Public Health (OMPH) Program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through 2020. CEPH, 800 Eye Street, NW, Suite 202, Washington, DC Phone: 202 789-1050 or visit www.ceph.org.
The Nurse Anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs through October 2019. Contact information: 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL, 847 692-7050or visit the COA website