Accreditation

Notre Dame of Maryland University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: (267) 284–5000

Notre Dame’s School of Pharmacy was granted full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the official accrediting body of pharmacy preparation programs at U.S. colleges and universities, in 2013. 

Notre Dame’s School of Education was granted full reaccreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education in 2013.

Notre Dame’s School of Nursing was granted accreditation for the baccalaureate and master's degree programs in Nursing by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 

Commision on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC  20001
202.887.6791 

The University holds memberships in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, Association of American Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Pennsylvania Athletic Conference, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Council of Independent Colleges, Independent College Fund of Maryland, Maryland Association for Higher Education, Maryland Independent College and University Association, Maryland Higher Education Commission, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Inc., National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, National Catholic Educational Association, National League for Nursing (NLN), Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), The College Board and the Women’s College Coalition.