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Part 1. History and Status

Section II. Accreditation

Idaho State University is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition, the University is accredited or approved for specific programs by the following organizations:

  1. American Council of Pharmaceutical Education
  2. National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  3. American Chemical Society
  4. National League for Nursing
  5. American Dental Association Council on Dental Education
  6. American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
  7. Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  8. National Association of Schools of Music
  9. Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association
  10. Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, Inc.
  11. Education Training Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  12. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
  13. Council on Social Work Education

The University holds membership in numerous organizations which have specific academic requirements. Among these are:

  1. Council of Graduate Schools in the United States
  2. Western Association of Graduate Schools
  3. National Commission of Accrediting
  4. American Association of State Colleges and Universities

In addition to chapters of national honorary and scholarship societies in specialized fields, the University has been granted chapters of Phi Kappa Phi (1969) and Sigma Xi (1966) and is member of the American Association of University Women.

Idaho State University is one of four baccalaureate degree-granting institutions supported by the State of Idaho. The others are:

  1. The University of Idaho -- Moscow, Idaho
  2. Boise State University -- Boise, Idaho
  3. Lewis-Clark State College -- Lewiston, Idaho


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