University Accreditation

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 Kansas Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission’s web site is and their phone number is 800.621.7440. 

Kansas Wesleyan University is currently in the Open Pathway and is due for its next comprehensive evaluation visit in 2016-17.

Kansas Wesleyan University's statement of affiliation status with HLC can be found at:

Accreditation Plan and Schedule

Institutional contacts are:

Dr. Nancy H. Cummings,  Executive Vice President and Provost, (785) 833-4332. 


In addition to institutional accreditation, Kansas Wesleyan University also maintains programmatic accreditation and licensures for several of its programs, including:

Teacher Education approved by the Kansas State Board of education through 2021, and is accredited by NCATE through 2016.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree is on conditional approval from the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing at Kansas Wesleyan University is a new applicant pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.