Approvals & Accreditation

Ambria College of Nursing is approved:

  • To operate as a postsecondary institution and to grant the Certificate of Practical Nursing as well as the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.
    Illinois Board of Higher Education
    1N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
    Springfield, IL 62701-1377
    http://www.ibhe.org/
    Click here to view Institution Profiles.

  • To provide nursing education programs for practical and registered nurses.
    Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
    Division of Professional Regulation
    100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300
    Chicago, IL 60601
    https://www.idfpr.com/profs/nursing.asp
    Click here to view Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs.
    Click here to view 2018 NCLEX Pass Rates.

  • To participate in Federal Student Aid programs.
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20202
    https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
    Click here to view Department of Education Approved Schools.

Ambria College of Nursing holds institutional accreditation through ABHES:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
North Falls Church, Virginia 22043
https://www.abhes.org/
Click here to view the status of accreditation status of institutions.

Ambria College of Nursing is an ACEN Candidate program:
Effective November 27, 2017, this nursing program is a Candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This Candidacy status expires on November 27, 2019.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org
Click here to view the list of Programs with Candidate Status.
Update on the Initial Accreditation Visit


Student Complaints
Student complaints that cannot be resolved directly through Ambria College of Nursing’s grievance process, may be submitted through the complaint process of each entity listed below:

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Illinois Board of Nursing
Illinois Board of Higher Education
Accredited by a CHEA-Recognized Accrediting Organization

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About Ambria

Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN. Read more...

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About Ambria College of Nursing

Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN.

With classes available in the morning, evening, and weekend hours and full-time or part-time course load, our flexible schedule allows you to earn a nursing salary while pursuing your Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Read more...