The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604-1413 (telephone: 800-621-7440).
Associateís, bachelorís and masterís in nursing degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (telephone: 404-975-5000). The practical nursing program and associate's degree program in nursing has Nebraska State Board of Nursing approval.
The University is approved to offer work leading to teacher certification in elementary and secondary education by the Nebraska Department of Education.
The paralegal studies program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), Standing Committee on Legal Assistants, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611 (telephone: 312-988-5618).
The occupational therapy program is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA), P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220 (telephone: 301-652-2682).
The business administration, business leadership and business information systems programs are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) headquartered in Overland Park, KS (telephone: 913-631-3009). For more information about this accreditation, please visit the IACBE Accreditation Page.
The University holds memberships in the National Coalition of Women's Colleges, Mercy Conference of Higher Education, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Council for Independent Colleges, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Nebraska Council on Teacher Education, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Nebraska, Nebraska Independent College Foundation and the National Catholic Education Association.