We're fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and positioned with Stanford, Harvard and MIT among the Top 25 Most Innovative Schools.

Earning a degree from a nationally accredited university like UND speaks to the quality of your education. It can also mean that credits taken are transferable to other accredited institutions.

College or School Level Accreditation

Accrediting agencies that have approved components of UND at the college or school level are:

  • AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • American Bar Association (Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar)
  • American Music Therapy Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC-International)
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Aviation Accreditation Board International
  • Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (the Accrediting Agency for the American Dietetic Association)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Adult Health Education Programs – Accreditation
  • Review Committee for Cytotechnology
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Committee on Professional Training & American Chemical Society
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) of the American Medical Association & Association of American Medical Colleges
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)
  • National Association of Schools of Art & Design
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • North Dakota Board of Nursing
  • North Dakota Education Standards & Practices Board
  • The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)

Programs also are accredited at the departmental level.