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Accreditation and Recognition


North Park University and all programs in the School of Business and Nonprofit Management (SBNM) are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the regional accrediting body in the Midwest.

North Park University has also received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of the IACBE accredited programs, click here.



The School of Business and Nonprofit Management (SBNM) is one of only 50 worldwide members of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC), and SBNM nonprofit programs follow NACC’s curricular guidelines.

North Park University is consistently named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, most recently ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest.