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, ranking at #78 in National Universities on U.S. News & World Report 2019 list. In addition, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Baylor University as a leader in a number of categories including:

  • The Baylor’s University’s DNP programs are ranked No. 41 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
  • In addition, LHSON’s Nurse-Midwifery program was ranked No. 10 nationally under the health disciplines category, which was last ranked in 2016.

In 2017, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance named Baylor University one of the Top 70 Best Values in Private Colleges. Fiske Guide to Colleges recognized Baylor as a Best Buy for 2017, and Best-Nursing-Colleges.com ranked Baylor as the #11 Best Nursing College 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.