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Institutional Accreditation

Council on Occupational Education

Jersey College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. COE is approved to accredit post-secondary institutions that offer certificate, diploma, or associate degree programs. 

7840 Roswell Road, Building 300 Suite 325
Atlanta, Georgia 30350
(770) 396-3898

Programmatic Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

The Professional Nursing (Associate Degree) programs at Jersey College at the Ewing, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Largo, Tampa, and Teterboro campuses located in Ewing, NJ; Sunrise, FL; Jacksonville, FL; Largo, FL; Tampa, FL; and Teterboro, NJ, respectively are accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Professional Nursing programs is Initial Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding these program at

Licenses & Approvals for New Jersey Campuses

New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education is responsible for the “coordination, planning, policy development, and advocacy for New Jersey’s higher education system”. As the main regulatory body overseeing New Jersey’s degree granting post-secondary institutions, NJ Higher Education is charged with the licensing, approval, and monitoring of public and private colleges and universities. 

20 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 292-4310

New Jersey Board of Nursing

The New Jersey Board of Nursing is the state entity that oversees the regulation and approval of licensure-based nursing programs. The Board’s mission is to “protect the health and safety of the public through effective public policy, competent and ethical nursing practice, and exceptional customer service.” 

124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 504-6430

Licenses & Approvals for Florida Campuses

Florida Department of Education

The Commission for Independent Education has statutory responsibilities in matters relating to nonpublic, postsecondary, educational institutions. In keeping with the Florida Department of Education's goal of producing a seamless educational system, some of these functions include consumer protection, program improvement, institutional policies and administration, data management, and the licensure of independent schools, colleges and universities.

325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(888) 224-6684

Florida Board of Nursing

The Florida Board of Nursing is the state entity that is responsible for the oversight and recognition of licensure-based nursing programs. The Board’s mission is to “protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.” 

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3257
(850) 245-4125

Licenses & Approvals for Indiana Campuses

Indiana Board for Proprietary Education

The Board for Proprietary Education’s goal is to maintain the educational quality and effectiveness of credit bearing, degree granting, private career schools. Through BPE's accreditation process, regulated institutions are encouraged to demonstrate their commitment to the highest standards of educational conduct.

101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206
(317) 232-1033

Indiana State Board of Nursing

The Indiana State Board of Nursing accredits all nursing programs operating in the State of Indiana preparing individuals for initial licensure as either a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse.

402 W Washington St, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 234-2043

Licenses & Approvals for Tennessee Campuses

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission was created in 1967 by the Tennessee General Assembly to achieve coordination and foster unity with regard to higher education in the state. The Commission coordinates and provides guidance to the institutions governed by the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, the six locally-governed state universities, and the community colleges, and colleges of applied technology governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

312 Roas Parks Ave, 9th Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243

Tennessee State Board of Nursing

The board’s mission is to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring that all who practice nursing within this state are qualified and licensed to practice. Board responsibilities center around three broad functions—licensure, education and practice. Only graduates of approved schools of nursing are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), which is required for licensure.

665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements


Jersey College is approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. SARA provides a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. When states join SARA, they agree to follow uniform processes for approving their eligible institutions' participation.  They also agree to deal with other states' SARA institutions in a common way when those institutions carry out activities in SARA states other than their own.

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