Accreditation and Licensing

National University College is an institution accredited and licensed by the following agencies:

  • National University College is an institution authorized by the Puerto Rico Council of Education to offer certificate programs and associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accordance with certifications 2014-350, 2016-623, 2017-384 and 2017-385 to 390. 
  • National University College (NUC) is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000. NUC’s National University College – IBC Institute (NUC-IBC), Florida Technical College (FTC) y The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (The DAVE School).  The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • The Nursing Program of National University College (Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Nursing; Associate’s Degree in Nursing) is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850  Atlanta, GA. 30326;(404) 975-5000
  • The Graduate Program in Education with major in Educational Leadership is candidate for accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) |
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at National University College’s Bayamon Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111North Fairfax Street Alejandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program / institution directly, please call 787-780-5134 Ext. 4111 or email:


  • Association of Private Education of Puerto Rico
  • Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators of Puerto Rico
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

Certifications or Authorizations

  • Puerto Rico State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
  • Microsoft IT Program
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Military Friendly ’18