Nursing School Accreditation and Approval

The Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is dedicated to improving health care for all, enacted through a transformational nursing education, committed and responsive leadership, and meaningful scholarship. In doing so, it maintains accreditation at both the university and nursing school levels.

By applying to our accredited ABSN program near Seattle, Washington, you will receive a quality nursing education that prepares you to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®)—the final step toward becoming a licensed registered nurse. For the past several years, our BSN graduates have achieved first-time NCLEX pass rates above 90%.

University Accreditation

Pacific Lutheran University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), located at 8060 165th Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052; (425) 558-4224.

Nursing Program Accreditation

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Pacific Lutheran University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

Nursing Approvals

The Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

Contact us to learn more about our accredited accelerated nursing program near Seattle, Washington.

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