The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Seattle University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Certificate programs are accredited through December 31, 2030.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs are accredited by CCNE through December 31, 2022.

Nursing Learning Outcomes

The Seattle University College of Nursing Midwifery program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 240-485-1802, The Midwifery program is accredited through July 31, 2021.

The Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Ultrasound program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The curriculum content is based on the Standards and Guidelines set forth by CAAHEP and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS). More information about program accreditation can be found at and www.jrcdms.orgSeattle University provides the following program disclosures on Gainful Employment eligible certificate programs.

Diagnostic Ultrasound Learning Outcomes

Seattle University College of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and has local student chapters in Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honorary Society and the National Student Nurses' Association.

Seattle University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. University schools and colleges are guided by several accrediting bodies and associations. For more information visit Seattle University Accreditations.

Seattle University has not made a determination that the College of Nursing curriculum meets educational requirements for licensure/certification outside of Washington State. We encourage students who plan to work out of state to check relevant local licensure/certification requirements. 

Notice Inviting Third Party Comments for the Accreditation of the Seattle University Midwifery Program

The nurse-midwifery education program at the Seattle University College of Nursing in Seattle, WA is scheduled to be reviewed by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) Board of Review (BOR) for continuing accreditation in August 2021. Please email any written third-party comments to or mail to ACME at 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1230, Silver Spring, MD, 20910-6374; Tel: 240-485-1803,; by August 20, 2021. In all instances, your comments must directly relate to the continuing accreditation of this program and the ACME Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation (Revised 12/2020). Please cite the particular criterion of concern in your comments. The criteria can be found online at Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation.