Accreditation / Regulation

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. College of Nursing and Health Professions baccalaureate and master's programs at Lewis University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC, 20036, (202) 887-6791. For more information, visit the CCNE. The College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Department of Aviation and Transportation Studies 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. The Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education). 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. For further information, visit the NCATE Web site at

Inquiries concerning regional accreditation should be directed to The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South La Salle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604. By phone, (800) 621-7440 or (312) 263-0456. Information regarding Indiana accreditation can be found on page i.

Complaints about Lewis University may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 East Adams, 2nd floor, Springfield, Illinois 62701 or