The University of Virginia School of Nursing is preparing for its reaccreditation process with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The specific programs under review are:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSN)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Post-Graduate Certificates

On-Site Review

Between September 20-22, 2023, CCNE will conduct an on-site review.

Invitation for Third-Party Comments

From CCNE: Written third-party comments regarding programs must be received by CCNE by no later than 21 days prior to the first day of the scheduled on-site evaluation. [Note: Comments pertaining to UVA’s reaccreditation must be received by August 30, 2023, which is 21 days before the first day of the on-site evaluation.]

Only signed comments are accepted by CCNE. CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments that relate to the accreditation standards. All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE's policy on Conduct of Business in English.

If you would like to submit a third-party comment for a program currently under review, please submit to

Or, if you prefer, mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

If you have any questions about this process, please contact CCNE staff at 202-887-6791 x268.