Public Notice: Institutions Scheduled for Comprehensive NASM Accreditation Review


June 13, 2022

As required by the NASM Rules of Practice and Procedure, the National Association of Schools of Music provides notice that the institutions listed below are as of this date scheduled for a comprehensive NASM review during the Commission meetings of November 13-18, 2022.

The list contains only those institutions being considered for accreditation or continuation of accreditation based on a full institutional self-study and an NASM on-site visit.

As a part of the comprehensive review, NASM procedures include the opportunity for third-party comment about one issue only: an institution’s qualifications with regard to NASM standards as published in the current Handbook of the Association. Please note that third-party comment is not a substitute for NASM procedures for filing complaints regarding a member institution.

The “Rules and Procedures for Third-Party Comment” govern NASM third-party comment procedures and establish eligibility and other requirements for Commission and institutional reviews of third-party-comment.

Anyone wishing to file third-party comment eligible for consideration by the Commission must read and abide by these rules. All third-party comment must be filed using the “NASM Official Third-Party Comment Form.

The institution will be given an opportunity to review and respond to any third-party comment eligible for Commission review under the rules and procedures cited above.

To be reviewed at the cited Commission meeting, any third-party comment about any institution listed herein must be received by the NASM National Office no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on July 18, 2022.

As of this date, the following institutions are scheduled for comprehensive review during the November 2022 meetings of the NASM Commission on Accreditation:

Anderson University (Indiana) Anderson, IN
Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI
California State University, Fresno Fresno, CA
Campbellsville University Campbellsville, KY
The Catholic University of America Washington, DC
Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO
DePaul University Chicago, IL
DePauw University Greencastle, IN
Drake University Des Moines, IA
East Central University Ada, OK
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown, PA
Florida International University Miami, FL
Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
Glendale Community College Glendale, AZ
Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
Humboldt State University Arcata, CA
Indiana University, South Bend South Bend, IN
Jackson State University Jackson, MS
Kean University Union, NJ
La Sierra University Riverside, CA
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
Linfield University McMinnville, OR
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Boca Raton, FL
Mercer University Macon, GA
Miami University Oxford, OH
Morehead State University Morehead, KY
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH
New World School of the Arts Miami, FL
Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA
Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ
Salem State University Salem, MA
Shenandoah University Winchester, VA
Simpson College Indianola, IA
Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
Southern Oregon University Ashland, OR
Spelman College Atlanta, GA
Union University Jackson, TN
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI
University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
University of Louisiana at Monroe Monroe, LA
University of Maryland, College Park College Park, MD
University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
University of Missouri, St. Louis St. Louis, MO
University of Nebraska – Lincoln Lincoln, NE
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
University of North Texas Denton, TX
University of South Carolina Columbia, SC
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Valley University Orem, UT
VanderCook College of Music Chicago, IL
Weber State University Ogden, UT
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY
Western Washington University Bellingham, WA
Westminster College New Wilmington, PA
William Carey University Hattiesburg, MS
Wingate University Wingate, NC
Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem, NC
Wittenberg University Springfield, OH