Institutional Accreditation of Northwestern University

Northwestern University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission. Next table describes the detail information of institutional accreditation information of Northwestern University.
Institutional Accreditation of Northwestern University
Agency NameAccreditation StatusPeriods
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited1/1/1913 - Current
(Estimated Date)

Programmatic Accreditation at Northwestern University

Accreditor: American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAccredited1/1/1923 - Current
(Estimated Date)

Accreditor: American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited2/28/1928 - Current

Accreditor: American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited5/16/1986 - Current
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited3/3/1988 - Current

Accreditor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programsAccredited2/11/1970 - 4/1/2002
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited2/11/1970 - Current
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAccredited11/1/2002 - Current

Accreditor: Council on Education for Public Health

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public healthAccredited6/10/2000 - Current

Accreditor: Liaison Committee on Medical Education

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degreeAccredited7/1/1942 - Current

Accreditor: National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited9/1/1928 - 8/1/2014
(Estimated Date)

Accreditor: National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited9/1/1989 - 3/13/2007
(Estimated Date)

Accredited Internship/Residency Programs at Northwestern University

American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

ProgramAccreditation StatusPeriods
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAccredited11/16/1999 - Current



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