Opening the Medical School of the Future

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) received Full Accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) on February 16, 2023.

April 2017

Submitted Data Collection Instrument and Institutional Self Study (PDF) to LCME

June 2017

Achieved LCME Candidate status

July 2017

LCME conducted a survey visit for Preliminary Accreditation

October 2017

Achieved LCME Preliminary Accreditation to begin recruiting a charter class

July 2018

The charter class matriculated

February 2021

Achieved LCME Provisional Accreditation

March 2022

Charter class Match Day

May 2022

Charter class Graduation

October 2022

LCME survey visit for Accreditation

February 2023

Achieved LCME Full Accreditation

Learn more about the LCME accreditation process.

Institutional Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctoral, and professional degrees. Nova Southeastern University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

NSU received notification from SACSCOC that our Fifth-Year Interim Report has been successfully accepted with no additional reporting requested. We appreciate this recognition of NSU as a preeminent university of quality and distinction.