Accreditation and Rankings

Accreditation and Rankings

Accredited Online Nursing Programs

Carson-Newman’s Online RN-BSN Program, Online MSN-FNP Program and Online Post-Master’s FNP Certificate Program are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Carson-Newman has been nationally recognized as one of the top 10 baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report lauded Carson-Newman as a “Great school at a great price” and as the leading institution for undergraduate teaching in the South in 2016.

The Princeton Review commended Carson-Newman University as one of the “Best in the Southeast for 2016”. The university has also been recognized as a ‘college of distinction’ by, and named to the President’s Honor Roll by the U.S. Department of Education for the university’s focus on ‘service with distinction’.

Carson-Newman University has also been ranked No.13 in Best Value Schools, No. 34 in Best Colleges for Veterans, and No. 76 in Regional Universities South by U.S. News & World Report. Carson-Newman’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online Program, Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Online Program, and Post-Master’s FNP Certificate Online Program provide busy professionals access to the same academic excellence enjoyed by on-campus students, while providing a supportive learning environment that works around a working nurse’s schedule.

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