Accreditation

 

Graceland University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Graceland University's HLC Accreditation.

NC-SARA Accreditation

Graceland University is registered by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to operate in Iowa and to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. In addition to the grievance policy stated in the Student Rights and Code of Conduct section, students may contact the Iowa College Student Aid Commission at (877) 272-4456 or by using the following URL: https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/sdrf-start.


 

Graceland is approved to operate in Missouri by the Missouri Department of Higher Education.


 

Iowa Dept of Education seal Graceland University’s teacher undergraduate education program is approved by the Iowa Department of Education.

CCNE Accreditation


The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Graceland University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202)887.6791.
The master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa State Board of Nursing.
The baccalaureate degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa and Missouri State Boards of Nursing.


These academic standards ensure that a degree from Graceland University will be recognized by educational, business and professional communities.