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Summary and Schedule for Accreditation Visits

Purdue University North Central takes pride in being an accredited university by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

In spring of 2011, PNC was reviewed and received a 10-year re-accreditation, which is the best available. View more information about the visit.

Several additional bachelor and associate degree programs are accredited through various accrediting organizations (see schedule below for more information).


Accreditation Organization (Associated Academic Programs)

Past Visit Future Visit

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

University-Wide Accreditation (includes all programs)

2011 2020-2021
Criteria for Accreditation

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET


Mechanical Engineering (BS)

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET

Construction Engineering & Management Technology (BS)

Engineering Technology (ECET Option) (BS)

Mechanical Engineering Technology (BS)

Mechanical Engineering Technology (AS)

Building Construction Management Technology (AS)

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

2010 Fall 2018

Nursing (BS)

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

November 2013 2023

Business (BS)

Human Resources (BS)

Organizational Leadership (BS)


National Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)

Received Accreditation
April 2013
Next Review

Concurrent Enrollment Program

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

December 2012 2019

Elementary Education (BA)

Early Childhood Education (BS)

Secondary Education (BS)

In Process

Accreditation Agency (Associated Academic Programs)

Future Visit

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Electrical Engineering (BS)

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)


Social Work (BASW)

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Assocation, 312-263-0456.