Licensure & Accreditation

The Gwinnett family consists of six campuses located in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.  Information on each campuses’ accrediting body and state agency is as follows:

Gwinnett College – Marietta, GA

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE)

Council on Occupational Education (COE)
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 32
Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 396-3898

http://www.council.org

Authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084-5305
(770) 414-3300

http://www.gnpec.org


Gwinnett College – Raleigh, NC

Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET)

Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET)
1722 N Street NW
Washington DC, 20036
(202) 955-1113

http://www.accet.org

Approved by the North Carolina Community College System Office of Proprietary Schools Licensing and Services

North Carolina College System Office of Proprietary Schools Licensing and Services
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC  27603
(919) 807-7100

http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us


Gwinnett College – Sandy Springs, GA

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
2101 Wilson Boulevard,  Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 247-4212

http://www.accsc.org

Authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place,  Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084-5305
(770) 414-3300

http://www.gnpec.org


Gwinnett College – Lilburn, GA

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) accredits Gwinnett College to award diplomas and academic associate degrees.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
750 First Street NE
Suite 980
Washington, DC 20002-4241
(202) 336-6780

http://www.acics.org

Authorized by the State of Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

State of Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place,  Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084-5305
(770) 414-3300

http://www.gnpec.org


Gwinnett Institute – Orlando, FL

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) accredits Gwinnett Institute to award diplomas, academic associate degrees, and occupational associate degrees.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
750 First Street NE,  Suite 980
Washington, DC 20002-4223
(202) 336-6780

http://www.acics.org

Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, License No. 4249.

Commission for Independent Education
325 West Gaines Street,  Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL  32399-0400
(888) 224-6684

http://www.fldoe.org/policy/cie

The Institute’s Associate of Science Degree – Nursing:  NPRN 70-760, and Practical Nursing:  NPPN 70-124, programs are approved by the  Florida Board of Nursing, State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance.

Florida Board of Nursing – Department of Health, Bureau of Health Care Practitioner Regulation
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C11
Tallahassee, FL  32399-3261
(850) 488-0595

http://www.floridasnursing.gov


Meridian College – Sarasota, FL

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
2101 Wilson Boulevard,  Suite 302
Arlington, VA
(703) 247-4212

http://www.accsc.org

Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, License No. 1075.

Commission for Independent Education
325 West Gaines Street,  Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL  32399-0400
(888) 224-6684

http://www.fldoe.org/policy/cie