University of St. Francis

The Higher Learning Commission
230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 800-621-7440 or 312-263-0456 | Fax: 312-263-7462
Since 1938

The University of St. Francis is authorized to operate as a post-secondary educational institution by:
The Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701; Phone: 217-782-2551; Fax: 217-782-8548

Business Programs

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

Education Programs

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036; Phone: 202-466-7496; Fax: 202-296-6220 (since 2008)

USF’s education programs are approved by:
The Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL 62777; Phone: 217-782-2221; Fax: 217-524-4928 (since 1926)

Nursing Programs

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs at the University of St. Francis, are accredited by the:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC
Phone: 202-887-6791

Physician Assistant Program

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

Radiation Therapy Program

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182; Phone: 312-704-5300 (since 2013)

Recreation and Sport Management Program

Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)
22377 Belmont Ridge Road, Ashburn, VA 20148; Phone: 800-626-6772; Fax: 703-858-0794 (since 1983)

Social Work Program

Substance Abuse Counseling Program

Illinois Certification Board (ICB) dba:
Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board, Inc. (IAODAPCA)

401 E. Sangamon Avenue, Springfield, IL 62702; Phone: 217-698-8110; Fax: 217-698-8234 (since 2015)

Allied Health Affiliate Program Accreditations

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606; Phone: 312-704-5300; Fax: 312-704-5304

USF Affiliates: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL and Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, IL

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
2000 W. Danforth Road, Ste 130 #203, Edmond OK 73003; Phone: 405-285-0546; Fax: 405-285-0579

USF Affiliate: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 North River Road Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018; Phone: 773-714-8880; Fax: 773-714-8886

USF Affiliate: Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL