Public Notice: Institutions Scheduled for Comprehensive NASM Accreditation Review

June 12, 2023

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 12-17, 2023.

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 17, 2023.

As of this date, the following institutions are scheduled for comprehensive review during the November 2023 meetings of the NASM Commission on Accreditation:

Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
Capital University Columbus, OH
Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
Chadron State College Chadron, NE
Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
Columbus State University Columbus, GA
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
Emporia State University Emporia, KS
Grambling State University Grambling, LA
Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN
Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
Kent State University Kent, OH
Lancaster Bible College Lancaster, PA
Lander University Greenwood, SC
Marshall University Huntington, WV
Marywood University Scranton, PA
Meredith College Raleigh, NC
Millikin University Decatur, IL
Mississippi College Clinton, MS
Morningside University Sioux City, IA
New York University New York, NY
Newberry College Newberry, SC
Point Blank Music School Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester, NY
Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud, MN
Seton Hill University Greensburg, PA
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA
Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX
The Collective New York, NY
Truman State University Kirksville, MO
University of Akron Akron, OH
University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN
University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney, NE
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX
University of Toledo Toledo, OH
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Whitewater, WI
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa, CA
Washington State University Pullman, WA