Crown College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604).


Crown is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036-1120 phone: 202-887-6791). The nursing program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.


Crown is recognized by the Board of Teaching of the State of Minnesota. Undergraduate teacher preparation programs leading to licensure for pre-primary, elementary and secondary teaching are eligible to apply to the Minnesota Board of Teaching.

In addition, the college is recognized by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as a degree-granting institution.

Veterans attending Crown College are eligible to use their veterans’ education benefits.

The college is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

Crown College is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution.

Crown College is authorized by the Hawaii State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) to operate as a post-secondary degree-granting educational Institution in the State of Hawaii.   This is pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statues (HRS) §305J-12(a) and §305J-14.


Crown College holds membership in a number of professional organizations of which the following are representative:

Any student interested in reviewing the documents of Crown College’s accreditation and licensure should contact the Director of Financial Aid or the Vice President for Academic Affairs to set up a time for this review.