Accreditation & Affiliations

Accreditation & Affiliations

Baylor University’s online Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and Distance ABSN program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)**. The DNP Nurse-Midwifery online program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)*.

Baylor University has been recognized as one of the top educational institutions in the nation in 2022 by U.S. News & World Report. Additional rankings include:

  • Baylor University’s BSN program is ranked No. 39 (Top 5%) in Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Baylor University is ranked in the top 20% of Best National Universities
  • Baylor University is ranked No. 20 as Most Innovative School
  • LHSON’s Nurse-Midwifery program is ranked No. 21 as the Best Nursing-Midwifery program.

Additionally, for 2023, ranked Baylor University as No.8 Best Christian College in America and ranked Baylor’s LHSON the #1 Best Accredited Nursing School in Texas.

Baylor’s online graduate nursing programs allow actively practicing RNs to earn their DNP, and professionals with a completed bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing discipline earn their ABSN.

Baylor is a highly respected traditional university that emphasizes faith, learning, and service, producing nurses that make an impact through practice, decision making, and exemplary leadership at every level.