November 23, 2022

Nightingale College Hosts Interim Assessment of Applicants and Site Visit by Northwestern Commission on Colleges and Universities

SALT LAKE CITY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Nightingale College, a national leader in blended learning programs for nursing education, today announced that it has scheduled an interim assessment of applicants and a virtual tour of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities site (NWCCU) from April 11 to 13, 2022. The College application was granted application status from the NWCCU on February 12, 2021 and paved the way for the College to regional accreditation with the NWCCU.

As part of the application process, all public comments are invited to be directed to the NWCCU at the contact details provided below. All comments are taken into account as part of the provisional evaluation of Nightingale College’s applications and must be received by the Commission no later than March 11, 2022. Signed comments will be forwarded to the College and the Evaluation Committee prior to the visit. Further information regarding public notifications and third party comments is available on the NWCCU website at or by contacting the Commission office at (425) 558-4224.

The Northwestern Colleges and Universities Commission can be contacted at the following address:

Attention: Third Party Commentary

8060 165th Avenue, suite 200

Redmond, WA 98052

Any further questions regarding accreditation can be directed to Scott Marston, Senior Director, Legal & Compliance for Nightingale College at

About Nightingale College

Based in Salt Lake City, Nightingale College is a pioneer in distance education. The College offers nursing programs with its fully accredited distance education enabling learners to earn associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing. Supporting the growing need for nurses and providing strategies to tackle the nursing shortage, the College’s programs aim to develop and maintain a constant number of local nurses, with the help of local health systems. Nightingale College emphasizes future graduate nurses who are confident, competent and compassionate. Since its inception in 2010, the College has graduated over 1,300 nurses and currently operates in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Florida, Alaska and Nevada. To learn more about Nightingale College, its mission, and programs, visit