Accreditations

The University of St. Francis is proud that the quality of its academic programs has been recognized by the following accrediting organizations:

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (800) 621-7440; (312) 263-0456; Fax: (312) 263-7462 – (since 1938)

(Click the logo at left for additional accreditation information)

University of St. Francis

Illinois State Board of Education, 100 N. First St, Springfield, IL 62777; (217) 782-2221; Fax (217) 524-4928 – (since 1926)

Business Programs

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park , KS 66213; (913) 339-9356; Fax: (913) 339-6226

Education Programs

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, 2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 466-7496

Nursing Programs

The baccalaureate and master’s nursing programs at the University of St. Francis are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 – (since 2005)

The DNP nursing program at the University of St. Francis is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 – (since 2010)

Physician Assistant Program

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.,12000 Findley Road, Suite 240, Duluth, GA 30097; (770) 476-1224; Fax (770) 476-1738 – (since 2000)

Recreation and Sport Management Program

Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT), 22377 Belmont Ridge Road, Asburn, VA 20148; (703) 858- 0784; Fax (703) 858-0794 – (since 1983)

Social Work Program

Council on Social Work Education, 1725 Duke Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-8080; Fax (703) 683-8099 – (since 1982)
Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes USF Masters of Social Work Program (Adobe PDF)

Substance Abuse Counseling Program

Illinois Certification Board (ICB), 401 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL 62702; (217) 698-8110; Fax (217) 698-8234

 

 

 

 

Allied Health Affiliate Program Accreditations:

  • Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL
    • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology 2000 W. Danforth Rd., Ste 130 #203, Edmond OK 73003; (405) 285-0546; Fax: (405) 285-0579
    • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018; (773) 714-8880; Fax: (773) 714-8886
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
    • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Dr Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606; (312) 704-5300; Fax: (312) 704-5304
  • Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, IL
    • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Dr Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606; (312) 704-5300; Fax: (312) 704-5304