University Accreditation

Program Accrediting Agency Last Visit Visit/Review Frequency Next Visit
Northwestern University Higher Learning Commission 2004 10 Years 2015
Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences        
Chemistry American Chemical Society 1993 As arranged by ACS  
Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology American Psychological Association 2011 7 Years 2018
Kellogg School of Management American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business 2010 5 Years 2015
School of Education & Social Policy        
Teacher Certification (SESP/WCAS) Illinois State Board of Education 2013 4 Years 2017
Teacher Certification (Music) Illinois State Board of Education 2013 4 Years 2017
Teacher Certification (Comm.) Illinois State Board of Education 2013 4 Years 2017
Teacher Certification (SESP) Illinois State Board of Education 2013 4 Years 2017
Medill School of Journalism Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2011 6 Years 2017
Bienen School of Music National Association of the Schools of Music 2009 10 Years 2019
School of Communication (formerly School of Speech)        
Program in Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2007 7 Years 2014
Speech Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2007 7 years 2014
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science        
Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Manufacturing & Design, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical The Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 2011 Fall 6 years 2017
Law School American Bar Association 2010 7 Years 2017
  Association of American Law Schools 2013 7 Years/varies 2017
Feinberg School of Medicine        
M.D. Program Liaison Committee on Medical Education 2013 Up to 8 years TBD
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 2011 4-6 Years 2017
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program American Board of Genetic Counseling 2007 Up to 8 years 2015
Internship in Clinical Psych. (Dept of Psych. & Behavioral Sciences) American Psychological Association 2011 7 Years 2018
Ph. D. in Clinical Psych. (Dept. of Psych. & Behavioral Sciences) American Psychological Association 2011 7 Years 2018
Prosthetics & Orthotics National Commission on Orthotics and Prosthetics Education 2013 2 Years 2015
Physical Therapy (Doctor Physical Therapy) American Physical Therapy Association 2004 Up to 10 years 2014
Physician Assistant Program Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant 2012 7 years 2020
Masters in Public Health (Dept. of Preventive Medicine) The Council on Education in Public Health 2010 May 7 Years 2017
Residency Training Programs Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Institutional Review Committee, ACGME
Residency Review Committee
2010 Up to 10 years 2020
Northwestern University Dental School 1891 - 2001 American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation Initially accredited in 1943. NUDS maintained its accredited status until its official closing in June 2001.