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News and Announcements
ACME is seeking Third-Party Comments (Posted 6/22/2021)
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 the following midwifery programs or newly proposed midwifery programs that are seeking ACME preaccreditation, initial accreditation, or continued accreditation. Comments can be submitted prior to the site visit date or 45 days before the Board of Review meeting.

Seattle University
Site Visit: August 24-26, 2021
Board of Review: October/2021

Bethel University
Site Visit: September 8-10, 2021
Board of Review: February/2022

University of Pennsylvania
Site Visit: September 27-29, 2021
Board of Review: February/2022

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Site Visit: October 11 – 13, 2021
Board of Review: February/2022

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 
Site Visit: November 10-12, 2021
Board of Review: February/2022

University of Pittsburgh:
Site Visit: December 1-3, 2021
Board of Review: February/2022

To submit comments, please visit: Call for Third-Party Comments Details
For more details or assistance, please email [email protected].




COVID-19 Update 8/31/2020
ACME will continue to monitor conditions and impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand the disruptions that it has caused to higher education. We are committed to timely communicating any changes to our policies, procedures and/or practices that are due to this pandemic.

ACME Adopts Virtual Model for Site Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic


Distance instruction and education plan during COVID-19 Pandemic

Memo to Midwifery Program Directors: Distance instruction and education plan during COVID-19 Pandemic (Update #3) April 1, 2020

Memo to Midwifery Program Directors: Policies regarding curricular changes during the COVID-19 Emergency April 13, 2020



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