The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Tusculum University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

CCNE Public Notification of Accreditation Review
An accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has been scheduled for Tusculum University’s BSN degree in nursing program (BSN and RN-BSN). Written third-party comments may be received by CCNE until 21 days prior to the scheduled on-site evaluation. The last day to receive comments is October 27, 2021. Please direct all comments to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
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All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE’s policy on Conduct of Business in English. Comments are confidential and only shared with the evaluation team, which considers any that relate to the accreditation standards.

The program has received conditional approval by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.


The nursing program at Tusculum University is a member of:

  • Appalachian Council of Nursing Education and Practice
  • Tennessee Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Nursing
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)