Salish Kootenai College Accreditation Agency

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) first accredited Salish Kootenai College in 1984 as a two-year institution of higher education. This accreditation was reaffirmed in 1989, 1993, 2003, and 2013. In 1998, the Commission accredited the College at the bachelor degree level.

Nursing Accreditation Agencies

Salish Kootenai College ASN Nursing Program is approved by Montana State Board of Nursing. Both ASN and BSN Nursing Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Montana Board of Nursing
301 South Park
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
Phone: 406-841-2300

Montana Board of Nursing Website


NCLEX Pass rate

Year                                                              2015        2016

Percent Passing                                          78.57        88.89

Number of First Time Test Takers            16               9

Completion Rate for  2015-2016   =33%

Job Placement Rate for 2015-2016  =91.66%