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Call for 3rd Party Comments
As a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education, and in accordance with ACME’s policies and procedures, we invite interested parties to submit written third-party comments concerning the qualifications of midwifery programs that are seeking ACME accreditation. ACME provides three levels of accreditation: preaccreditation, initial accreditation and continued accreditation. 

Third-party comments must be specific, detailed and reference the related ACME criteria. Respondents are encouraged to review the ACME criteria for the applicable accreditation type: ACME Criteria. Using the ACME Third-Party Comments form, we invite you to submit written comments to: the ACME BOR via Angela Smith, ACME Executive Director, [email protected], or mailed to ACME at 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

ACME Third-Party-Comment-Form.pdf

University of Cincinnati Nurse-Midwifery College of Nursing and Health
Review Date: February 3-5, 2021


University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Review Date: February 17-19, 2021


Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Review Date: March 29-31, 2021


University of California at San Francisco
Review Date: April 6-8, 2021



The deadline to submit third-party comments is 12/15/2020 for the following midwifery education programs:

New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Review Date: October 14 – 16, 2020
Type: Continued Accreditation


Fairfield University, Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies
Review Date: November 4 – 6, 2020
Type: Initial Accreditation


University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Review Date: October 7-9, 2020
Type: Preaccreditation


For details about each program and the degrees offered, please visit: ACME Accredited Programs.


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