Accreditation

Marian University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, one of the six regional agencies in the United States that accredit colleges and universities. The baccalaureate program at Marian University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20001 , 202.887.6791.

CCNE accreditation ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs preparing effective nurses by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary, self-regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self-assessment by nursing education programs and the continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education.

The Marian University Leighton School of Nursing’s BSN NCLEX-RN pass rates for first-time test takers (within the state of Indiana or elsewhere) over the most recent three years include the following:

  • 2014 = 86.12% (National Rate = 84.93)
  • 2015 = 93.40% (National Rate = 87.49%)
  • 2016 = 87.94% (National Rate = 87.80%)
Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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Marian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age or disabilities in the selection of administrative personnel, faculty and staff, and students.
*Placement rates are gathered from data collected from graduates within six months of graduation.