Accreditation

The Doctor of Chiropractic program offered by the University is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE). The Council on Chiropractic Education is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education as the official accrediting body for chiropractic education. Northwestern has been a member of CCE since the Commission’s inception in 1965. Accreditation was extended to Northwestern in 1971, and renewed in 1974, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1991, 1998, 2005 and 2014. The next regularly scheduled comprehensive evaluation site visit is scheduled for Spring 2022.

Council on Chiropractic Education
Commission for Accreditation
8049 N. 85th Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4321
Phone: 480-443-8877
Fax: 480-483-7333
Email: cce@cce-usa.org
Web: www.cce-usa.org

The Bachelor of Science in Human Biology degree completion program is recognized as an accredited degree program by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Higher Learning Commission
30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Phone: 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456
Fax: 312-263-7462 
Web: www.ncahlc.org

Accreditation for Northwestern Health Sciences University

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