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Trinity Washington University | Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Trinity is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The commission has consistently reaffirmed Trinity’s accreditation since 1921, most recently on November 17, 2011.

School of Education Accreditation

The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), including Trinity’s teacher preparation programs, counseling programs, and educational administration programs.

All programs offered by the School of Education are also approved by the DC State Education Agency (OSSE) and meet requirements for state certification.

Education Accreditation Contacts:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036

Telephone: (202) 466-7496
Fax: (202) 296-6620

General e-mail:

Office of the State Superintendent for Education
810 1st Street NE, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 727-6436

Nursing Program Accreditation

The Trinity nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and has conditional approval from the D.C. Board of Nursing (D.C. BON).

Nursing Accreditation Contacts:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-6930

D.C. Board of Nursing
899 North Capitol Street, NE
First Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 1-877-672-2174

CCNE 2012 Secure Document Room

Occupational Assistant Accreditation Document Room

Middle States Accreditation
2014-2016 Self-Study Document Room (password protected)
This page includes working reports and materials related to preparation of the new self-study.  This page will become the Virtual Document Room in 2016.THE 2011 PERIODIC REVIEW REPORT MATERIALS:

2011 Periodic Review Report2011 PRR Readers’ Report
2011 Financial Reviewer Report

2011 MSCHE Letter

2011 Middle States Periodic Review Report Document Room (password protected)This is the “virtual document room” for faculty and staff all materials associated with the preparation of the 2011 report.

2006 Middle States Accreditation Team Report Final report by the Middle States visiting team

2006 Self-Study Report

for Middle States Commission on Higher Education comprehensive accreditation review

2006 Middle States Self-Study Clearinghouse

This repository of data sets, assessment plans and reports is password-protected, and accessible only to Trinity faculty and staff.


1996 Self Study and Team Report


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