Joseph's College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools &
Colleges, Inc., a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization.
Accreditation of an institution by the New England Association indicates that
the college meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional
quality periodically applied through a peer group review process. An accredited
school or college is one that has available the necessary resources to achieve
its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially
doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the
foreseeable future. Institutional integrity is also addressed through
The baccalaureate and master’s nursing programs at
Saint Joseph's College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036,
202-887-6791. The pre-licensure baccalaureate program is approved by the Maine
State Board of Nursing.
long-term care administration program is also accredited by the National
Association of Boards of Examiners of Long-Term Care Administrators.