The University of St. Thomas Houston and its Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing maintain accreditations at the national, regional, and state levels. In holding these accreditations, we demonstrate our commitment to excellence in nursing education, meaning our students can rest assured that they are receiving a quality nursing education of the highest caliber.

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By pursuing your bachelor’s of science in nursing from our accredited accelerated nursing school, you too will know you’re receiving a degree that will be recognized by top health care providers in Texas and nationwide. Institutions of higher learning will also accept your BSN should you choose to pursue a graduate-level nursing education.

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University Accreditation

The University of St. Thomas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (713) 522-7911 if you have any questions about the accreditation of the University of St. Thomas.

State Approval

The Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing meets the approval of the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), a state entity that provides approval for more than 200 nursing education programs. Established in 1909, the mission of the Texas BON is to protect the public from unsafe nursing practices.

Nursing Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of St. Thomas is accommodated by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

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Contact us to learn more about our university and nursing accreditation.