University Accreditation

Program Accrediting Agency Last Visit Visit/Review Frequency Next Visit
Northwestern University North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 2005 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 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 2006 6 years/varies 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 2011 2 Years 2013
Physical Therapy (Doctor Physical Therapy) American Physical Therapy Association 2004 10 Years 2014
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 5 Years/varies 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.