Lewis University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
The College of Nursing and Health Professions' basic professional program is approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, and all nursing programs, graduate and undergraduate, are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, Washington DC, 20036) for the 10-year maximum term.
College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Department of Aviation programs are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Approved Dispatcher Program, Approved Flight School, and Approved Aviation Maintenance Technician School.
All teacher education programs are approved for entitlement by the Illinois State Board of Education in conjunction with the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board. In addition, the College of Education has earned NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) accreditation.
Inquiries concerning regional accreditation should be directed to:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
By phone: (800) 621-7440 or (312) 263-0456.
Review the Lewis University Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) Systems Portfolio (2008).