Lourdes Univrsity

Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek is pleased to announce that the Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has continued the accreditation of the institution, effective January 23, 2017. HLC’s decision reaffirms the values-centered liberal arts education that our students appreciate and expect. As a proud sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, our excellent faculty and dedicated staff remain committed to preparing graduates for personal and professional success in a welcoming diverse learning environment.

Lourdes University is accredited by nine national, regional and professional organizations.

Lourdes University is proud to have earned and hold the following accreditations, authorizations and approvals.

  • Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio
  • Authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education
  • Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission
  • Approved by the Ohio State Department of Education
  • Approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (Department 210, Washington, DC 20055-0210, 202.887.6791)
  • Accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) – Nurse Anesthesia Program
  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Accredited by International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)

Lourdes University holds membership in:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Conference of Academic Deans
  • American Council on Education
  • American Library Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Association for the Tutoring Profession
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of Graduate Schools in Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio
  • Association of University Programs in Health Care Administration
  • Better Business Bureau of Toledo
  • College Board
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Council of Social Work Education
  • Higher Learning Commission
  • Independent College Advancement Associates
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • International Leadership Association
  • Midwest Association of Graduate Schools
  • National Academic Advising Association
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • National League for Nursing
  • Northwest Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Ohio Means Internships & Co-ops
  • Ohio Council of Deans and Directors of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree
  • Nursing Programs
  • Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges
  • Ohio League for Nursing
  • OHIONET
  • Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research
  • Quality Matters
  • Regional Growth Partnership
  • Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment
  • Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Sylvania Country Club
  • Sylvania Rotary Club
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • Toledo Area Cultural Leaders (T.A.C.L.)
  • Toledo Area Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Toledo Employers Association
  • Toledo Federation of Art Societies (TFAS)
  • Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments
  • Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

 

Agreements with Other Institutions

  • Ashland University
  • Connemara West Plc (Ireland)
  • Case Western
  • Davis College
  • Harbor House
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Greater Northwest Ohio Tech Prep Consortium
  • Kingston Residence of Sylvania (Assisted Living)
  • Lakes of Monclova
  • Learner’s Edge
  • Lorain Community College
  • Lutheran Homes Long Term Care
  • Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
  • Monroe Community College
  • NAMI of Greater Toledo
  • Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital (Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services)
  • Northwest State Community College
  • Oregon Health Investors, Inc. dba Orchard Villa
  • Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices
  • Owens Community College
  • Pan American School of Porto Allegre, Brazil
  • Rhodes State College
  • Service Members Opportunity Colleges
  • Shadow Health LMS (Digital Clinical Experience)
  • Siena Heights University
  • St. Joe Elementary School
  • Stautzenberger College
  • Studio Art College International
  • Summerfield Elementary School
  • Sunset House
  • Sunset Village
  • Swan Creek Retirement Village
  • Sylvania Franciscan Health
  • Terra Community College
  • The University of Findlay
  • The University of Michigan
  • The University of Toledo
  • Tiffin University