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Austin Peay State University


School of Nusing
601 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37044
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Eve Rice, DNP, MSN, CPNP-C
Title: Director/Associate Professor

Phone: 931-221-7737

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

March 19, 2018 March 1, 2023 December 31, 2033 March 2023 Spring 2033


Baptist Health Sciences University


Division of Nursing
1003 Monroe Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Cathy Stepter
Title: Dean

Phone: 901-572-2841

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

April 21, 2001 September 30, 2015 June 30, 2026 September 2015 Fall 2025


Belmont University


School of Nursing
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Julie A. Honey, DNP, APRN, PNP, FNP
Title: Interim Dean of Nursing

Phone: 615-460-6198

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 29, 2001 March 15, 2017 December 21, 2027 March 2017 Spring 2027


Belmont University

(Affiliated with Belmont University/Trevecca Nazarene University Consortium)

Partners In Nursing
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Julie A. Honey, DNP, APRN, PNP, FNP
Title: Interim Dean of Nursing

Phone: 615-460-6119
Fax: 615-460-6125

Belmont University/Trevecca Nazarene University Consortium

(Consortium of Belmont University and Trevecca Nazarene University)

Partners In Nursing
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Martha Buckner, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Dean & Executive Director

Phone: 615-460-6119
Fax: 615-460-6125

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 29, 2001 March 15, 2017 December 31, 2027 March 2017 Spring 2027


Bethel University-Tennessee


Department of Nursing
325 Cherry Avenue, PO Box 3328
McKenzie, TN 38201
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Delecia Parker, DNP, MSN, RN
Title: Director of Nursing

Phone: 731-352-6476

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

April 21, 2010 April 15, 2015 December 31, 2025 April 2015 Spring 2025


Carson-Newman University


Department of Nursing
1646 Russell Avenue, C-N Box 71883
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Lana Spence, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE
Title: Interim Chair

Phone: 865-471-3508
Fax: 865-471-4574

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

April 21, 2004 October 7, 2013 June 30, 2024 October 2013 Fall 2023


Christian Brothers University


Nursing Program
650 East Parkway South, Box 89
Memphis, TN 38104
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Jennifer M. Hitt, PhD, RN, CNE
Title: Chief Nurse Administrator

Phone: 901-321-3465
Fax: 901-321-3344

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 26, 2012 October 30, 2017 June 30, 2028 October 2017 Fall 2027


Cumberland University


Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing
One Cumberland Square, McFarland Campus
Lebanon, TN 37087-3554
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary B. Griffith, PhD, RN, CNE, FNP
Title: Dean

Phone: 615-547-1200
Fax: 615-449-1368

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

February 20, 2013 January 29, 2018 December 31, 2028 January 2018 Spring 2028


East Tennessee State University


College of Nursing
365 Stout Dr., Campus Box 70617
Johnson City, TN 37614-1709
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Holly Wei, PhD, RN, CPN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Title: Interim Executive Associate Dean and Chief Nursing Administrator

Phone: 423-439-4055

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Next On-Site Evaluation

April 8, 2006 October 18, 2017 June 30, 2028 October 2017 Fall 2027


Freed-Hardeman University


Department of Nursing
158 East Main Street
Henderson, TN 38340
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Christopher J. White, EdD, RN
Title: Chair

Phone: 731-989-6034

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

February 10, 2014 February 11, 2019 December 31, 2029 February 2019 Spring 2029


King University


School of Nursing
1350 King College Road
Bristol, TN 37620-2699
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Donna Fraysier, DNP, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC
Title: Professor and Dean

Phone: 432-652-6335

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

April 21, 2001 September 23, 2020 June 30, 2031 September 2020 Fall 2030


Lee University


School of Nursing
1120 North Ocoee Street, PO Box 3450
Cleveland, TN 37320-3450
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Amy Jo Perry, DNP, MBA, RN-C, CPN
Title: Interim Dean

Phone: 423-473-3804
Fax: 423-464-4472

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

October 7, 2015 September 21, 2020 June 30, 2031 September 2020 Fall 2030


Middle Tennessee State University


School of Nursing
1301 East Main Street, PO Box 81
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Jenny Sauls, PhD, RN, CNE
Title: Director

Phone: 615-904-8488
Fax: 615-898-5441

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Most Recent Accreditation Date

Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

October 3, 2003 March 9, 2023 December 31, 2033 March 2023 Spring 2033


Milligan University


School of Sciences & Allied Health
Hardin Hall at Wilson Way, Suite 302, PO Box 500
Milligan College, TN 37682
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Melinda Collins, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Dean for the School of Sciences and Allied Health, Area Chair of Nursing

Phone: 423-461-8655
Fax: 423-461-3328

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

October 3, 2003 March 14, 2018 December 31, 2028 March 2018 Spring 2028


South College


School of Nursing
400 Goody's Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Tiffany Skinner, DNP, RN, APRN. APN-BC
Title: Dean

Phone: 865-288-8419

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018 June 30, 2024 September 2018 Fall 2023


Tennessee Technological University


Whitson-Hester School of Nursing
10 West 7th Street, Room 204, PO Box 5001
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Kimberly J. Hanna, PhD, MSN, CNL
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 931-372-6801
Fax: 931-372-6244

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

October 9, 2004 February 20, 2019 December 31, 2029 February 2019 Spring 2029


Tennessee Wesleyan University


Fort Sanders Nursing Department
9845 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Lisa D. Vesser, PhD, RN, CRRN
Title: Chair

Phone: 865-777-5105
Fax: 865-777-5114

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

Most Recent Accreditation Date

Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

April 20, 2002 September 28, 2016 June 30, 2027 September 2016 Fall 2026


Trevecca Nazarene University

(Affiliated with Belmont University/Trevecca Nazarene University Consortium)

Partners In Nursing
333 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210-2877
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Martha Buckner, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Dean & Executive Director

Phone: 615-460-6119
Fax: 615-460-6125

Tusculum University


School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Human Services
60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, TN 37745
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Alice Lawson, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Title: Chief Nursing Administrator



Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

Most Recent Accreditation Date

Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 14, 2016 November 17, 2021 June 30, 2027 November 2021 Fall 2026


Union University


College of Nursing
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305-3697
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Kelly Harden, DNSc, FNP-BC
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 731-661-5946
Fax: 731-661-5504

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 29, 2001 September 23, 2015 June 30, 2026 September 2015 Fall 2025


University of Memphis


Loewenberg College of Nursing
4055 N. Park Loop
Memphis, TN 38152-4500
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Linda Haddad, PhD, RN, FAAN
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 901-678-2020
Fax: 901-678-4541

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 28, 2002 September 30, 2019 June 30, 2030 September 2019 Fall 2029


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


School of Nursing
615 McCallie Avenue, Department 1051
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Christine B. Smith, PhD, RN, APN, FNP-BC
Title: Director

Phone: 423-425-1741
Fax: 423-425-4668

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

March 3, 2000 September 16, 2019 June 30, 2030 September 2019 Fall 2029


University of Tennessee Health Science Center, The


College of Nursing
920 Madison Avenue, Suite 1045
Memphis, TN 38163
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Wendy Michelle Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC
Title: Dean

Phone: 901-448-6135
Fax: 901-448-6100

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 29, 2014 September 16, 2019 June 30, 2030 September 2019 Fall 2029


University of Tennessee Southern, The


Jeannette M. Travis School of Nursing
433 West Madison Street
Pulaski, TN 38478
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Michelle Decker, DNP, RN
Title: Chair

Phone: 931-424-2019
Fax: 9313639891

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

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Accreditation Term Expires

Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

April 12, 2008 November 16, 2022 June 30, 2033 November 2022 Fall 2032


University of Tennessee, Knoxville


College of Nursing
1200 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-4180
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Victoria Niederhauser, DrPH, RN-BC, PNP-BC
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 865-974-7584
Fax: 865-974-3569

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date

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Last On-Site Evaluation

Next On-Site Evaluation

September 29, 2005 March 30, 2015 December 31, 2025 March 2015 Spring 2025


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