Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award master's degrees and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation status of FNU.
Frontier Nursing University is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, KY 40601; Tel: 502-573-1555) to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and both graduate certificates and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) for nurse-midwifery, family nurse practitioner, women's health care nurse practitioner and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner specialties.
The nurse-midwifery post-graduate certificate and master's programs, and doctor of nurse practice degree are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; For information about accreditation please contact ACME directly. Tel:240-485-1802 email@example.com, www.midwife.org/acme. For information about requirements or to apply to our program please contact: Tel: 606-672-2312 or FNU@frontier.edu
The Doctor of Nursing Practice, the Master of Science in Nursing program and the post-graduate certificates, including the nurse-midwifery, family nurse practitioner, and women’s health care nurse practitioner tracks, are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Student Complaint Process
Students should first follow FNU's internal procedure for complaint resolution detailed in the Grievance Procedure in the most current version of the FNU Catalog. If a resolution is not reached, student's may then contact the Kentucky Council on Secondary Education:Student Complaint
Civil Rights Notice of Non-Discrimination:
The Frontier Nursing University is in full compliance with section 602 of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The FNU staffing policies, education programs and services rendered are administered uniformly without regard to race, color, national origin or sex, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.
Texas Disclosure Statement
Frontier Nursing University has met exemption criteria in the state of Texas and therefore is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. Frontier Nursing University is licensed by the Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education; any interested parties may locate the Complaint Process at http://cpe.ky.gov/.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Frontier Nursing University holds a Certificate of Authorization from the Texas Higher Education. Frontier Nursing University students are permitted to follow the Complaint Process as posted on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board website located at: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us
The web address for the rules governing student complaints in compliance with Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code, Sections 1.110‐1.120: http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=5&ti=19&pt=1&ch=1&sch=E&rl=Y
Georgia Disclosure Statement
Frontier Nursing University is permitted in the state of Georgia as determined by the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC). Frontier Nursing University students are permitted to follow the Complaint Process as posted on the NPEC website located at www.gnpec.org.
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Codes
FNU 's program listing with the Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) codes is as follows: nurse-midwifery (CIP code 51.3807), family nurse practitioner (CIP code 51.3805), women’s health care nurse practitioner (CIP code 51.3822), psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (CIP code 51.381), doctoral degrees (CIP Code 51.3899) and the Bridge entry option (51.3801).