Accreditation

Linfield University is Institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Specialized accreditation is granted to certain of the university’s individual programs. The Linfield Good Samaritan School of Nursing is accredited by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The education program is approved for training of elementary and secondary teachers by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the State of Oregon’s Teachers Standards and Practices Commission. The education department also operates the Linfield Pre-Kindergarten program accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. The chemistry program is certified by the American Chemical Society. Programs offered online through Online and Continuing Education are authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council. The university maintains affiliation with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A.

ADDRESSES OF ACCREDITING BODIES

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 558-4224
www.nwccu.org

Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97224
(971) 673-0685
www.oregon.gov/OSBN

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-6791
www.ccneaccreditation.org

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400
Washington DC 20036
(202) 223-0077
http://www.caepnet.org

Teachers Standards and Practices Commission
250 Division Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-3586
www.oregon.gov/tspc

National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 424-2460
www.naeyc.org

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 437-0700
www.nasm.arts-accredit.org

American Chemical Society Approved Program
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 333-9511
www.acs.org