Accreditation and Approvals

ACCREDITATION

Hondros College of Nursing is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) to award diplomas, associate degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools is recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
North, Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 917-9503
www.abhes.org

The Hondros College of Nursing Practical Nursing program at the Westerville, OH main campus and the West Chester, OH, Fairborn, OH, Independence, OH, Akron, OH, and Maumee, OH non-man campuses is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

APPROVALS

Hondros College of Nursing is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges and Schools of Ohio. Westerville (Columbus) main campus (#2024), West Chester (Cincinnati) branch (non-main) campus (#2027), Fairborn (Dayton) branch (non-main) campus (#2025), Independence (Cleveland) branch (non-main) campus (#2026), Maumee (Toledo) branch (non-main) campus (#2038), Akron branch (non-main) campus (#2187).

Hondros College of Nursing is approved to offer the following programs by the Ohio Board of Nursing: Associate Degree in Nursing and Practical Nursing diploma.

Hondros College of Nursing is approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, located at 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206. Hondros College of Nursing is approved to offer a Diploma in Practical Nursing program. The Practical Nursing program received initial accreditation in November 2019 from the Indiana State Board of Nursing at 402 West Washington Street, Room W072, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204.

STATE AUTHORIZATION

State regulations require authorization for post-secondary institutions to offer distance education degrees, certificates, and courses, to students who live outside the institution’s home state. This may also include supervised field experience (clinical experiences and practicum placements).

SERVING OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS

Hondros College of Nursing, like all higher education institutions, is required to obtain authorization from individual states to enroll students residing outside of Ohio.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

Hondros College of Nursing is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to participate in NC-SARA.