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Campus Accreditation

For more information about the recent decision regarding ACICS and how it affects Brightwood College, please view our Notice About ACICS Accreditation.

Choosing an accredited school is important to your education. Accreditation signifies that the school has met certain standards of quality in education, so you can feel confident in the value of the education you receive.

Brightwood College in Indianapolis, IN is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington DC 20002-4242. For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at



  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
    N. Falls Church, VA 22043
  • The practical nursing program in Indianapolis, IN is accredited by the:
    Indiana Board of Nursing
    Indiana Government Center South
    402 West Washington Street, Room W072
    Indianapolis, Indianapolis 46204
  • Regulated by the:
    The Indiana Commission for Higher Education/The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
    101 West Ohio Street, Suite 670
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
    317.464.4400 Ext. 138
    317.464.4400 Ext. 141
  • Brightwood College in Indianapolis, IN is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant, alien students.


  • Career College Association (CCA)
  • Indiana Association of Private Career Schools (IAPCS)
  • Indiana Student Financial Aid Association (ISFAA)
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)