Institutional Accreditation

Methodist College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Phone: 1-800-621-7440

Nursing Program Accreditation

The baccalaureate and master's nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-887-6791

State of Illinois Approval of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing

The College is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to grant the baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
Phone: 217-782-2551

How to Register a complaint with IBHE

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
320 West Washington, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: 1-888-473-4858

Bachelor of Social Work Candidacy for Accreditation

The Bachelor of Social Work program is approved as a Candidate for Accreditation through the specialized accreditation offered through the Council on Social Work Education. 

Council on Social Work Education
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 683-8080