University Accreditation

Program Accrediting Agency Last Visit Visit/Review Frequency Next Visit
Northwestern University Higher Learning Commission 2015 10 Years 2025
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 The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) 2007 8 Years 2015
Speech Language Pathology The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) 2007 8 years 2015
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 ABET. 2011 Fall 6 years 2017
The Graduate School        
M.A. in Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs   8 Years 2023
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 2015 Up to 8 years 2021
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) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education 2014 Up to 10 years 2024
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.