Institutional Accreditation

Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), 750 First St. NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002, 202-336- 6780, to award associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees (online only), and certificates of achievement. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).Note: Copies of documents describing Carrington College’s accreditation, as well as its state, federal and/or tribal approvals, are available for review from the campus executive director.

Arizona Licenses and Approvals

The Registered Nursing program at the Phoenix Westside locations is a candidate for accreditation by NLNAC. Candidacy is the first step toward NLNAC accreditation (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000).

Arizona campuses and the online campus are licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Board at 1400 West Washington, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 602 542 5709,

The Arizona Board of Nursing certifies that Carrington College has satisfactorily fulfilled requirements and is granted full approval. Board offices: 4747 N. 7th Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, 85014–3655, 602 771 7800.

For student complaints that cannot be resolved after exhausting the Institution’s grievance procedure, students may file a complaint with the Arizona State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education. Students must contact the State Board for further details. The State Board address is: 1400 W. Washington, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Phone: 602/542-5709