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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: Interim Director/Associate Professor

Phone: 931-221-7737

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: March 19, 2018
Most Recent Accreditation Date: March 19, 2018
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2023
Last On-Site Evaluation: March 2018
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2023


Baptist Health Sciences University


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Anne M. Plumb, DNSc, RN, CNE
Title: Dean

Phone: 901-572-2842
Fax: 901-572-2664

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 21, 2001
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 30, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2026
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2025


Belmont University


School of 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

Initial Accreditation Date: September 29, 2001
Most Recent Accreditation Date: March 15, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: December 21, 2027
Last On-Site Evaluation: March 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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: Martha Buckner, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Dean & Executive Director

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

Initial Accreditation Date: September 29, 2001
Most Recent Accreditation Date: March 15, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2027
Last On-Site Evaluation: March 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2027


Bethel University-Tennessee


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Jenny Webb, PhD, RN, CNE
Title: Director of Nursing

Phone: 731-352-6477
Fax: 731-352-4589

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 21, 2010
Most Recent Accreditation Date: April 15, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2025
Last On-Site Evaluation: April 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: April 21, 2004
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 7, 2013
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2024
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2013
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: September 26, 2012
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 30, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: February 20, 2013
Most Recent Accreditation Date: January 29, 2018
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: January 2018
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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: Trisha Leann Horsley, PhD, RN, CHSE, CNE
Title: Dean

Phone: 423-439-7051
Fax: 423-439-4546

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 8, 2006
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 18, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: February 10, 2014
Most Recent Accreditation Date: February 11, 2019
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2029
Last On-Site Evaluation: February 2019
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2029


King University


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Teresa M. Stephens, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE
Title: Interim Dean

Phone: 423-652-6313
Fax: 423-652-4833

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 21, 2001
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 23, 2020
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2031
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2020
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2030


Lee University


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Sara L. Campbell, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Title: Dean

Phone: 423-614-8280
Fax: 423-614-8377

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 7, 2015
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 21, 2020
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2031
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2020
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: October 3, 2003
Most Recent Accreditation Date: February 12, 2018
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: February 2018
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2028


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

Initial Accreditation Date: October 3, 2003
Most Recent Accreditation Date: March 14, 2018
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: March 2018
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2028


South College


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Debra E. Jennings, DNP, MSN, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 629-802-3105
Fax: 615-454-6156

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: September 5, 2018
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 5, 2018
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2024
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2018
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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, RN, CNL
Title: Dean and Professor

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

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 9, 2004
Most Recent Accreditation Date: February 20, 2019
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2029
Last On-Site Evaluation: February 2019
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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: April 20, 2002
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 28, 2016
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2027
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2016
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2026


The University of Tennessee Southern


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

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

Phone: 931-363-2019
Fax: 9313639891

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 12, 2008
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 8, 2012
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2023
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2012
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2022


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: Debra G. Spring, PhD, MS, RN
Title: Interim Dean

Phone: 601-842-4247
Fax: 423-636-7439

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: September 14, 2016
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 14, 2016
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2022
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2016
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2021


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: September 29, 2001
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 23, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2026
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2025


University of Memphis


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Larry Slater, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, FAAN
Title: Interim Dean

Phone: 901-678-2036

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: September 28, 2002
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 30, 2019
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2030
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2019
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: March 3, 2000
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 16, 2019
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2030
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2019
Next On-Site Evaluation: 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

Initial Accreditation Date: September 29, 2014
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 16, 2019
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2030
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2019
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2029



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: September 29, 2005
Most Recent Accreditation Date: March 30, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2025
Last On-Site Evaluation: March 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2025

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