Accreditation & Affiliation

Learn About Our Accreditation

Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

For more information about Franklin University's accreditation, click here.

Specialized Accreditors
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing programs at Urbana University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.



Franklin University and Urbana University, a Branch Campus of Franklin University, has received specialized accreditation for selected business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA

View Franklin University's IACBE Public Disclosure of Student Achievement

View Franklin's accreditation

View program accreditation details

Institutional Affiliations
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • National Association of Independent Colleges
  • Ohio Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Ohio Association of Private Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Ohio Penal Education Consortium
  • Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges
  • Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education
Licensure Disclaimer

Requirements for licensure vary from one profession to another and from state to state. If you are considering an online academic program that leads to a professional license in your state, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state. Academic programs and individual graduates must meet standards set by that state in order to be eligible for a license. Eligibility for licensure and/or certification may involve more than successful degree completion. If you are interested in professional licensure, please check with the appropriate licensing body in the state where you intend to practice.

Profession National Licensing Body
Nursing   National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Education     U.S. Department of Education
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