KUSON’s International Recognition in Nursing Education

In a groundbreaking achievement, Koç University School of Nursing (KUSON) has become the first and only internationally accredited institution in Türkiye in the field of nursing. This prestigious recognition was granted by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) – Higher Education Accreditation Council for the United States in 2016, marking a significant milestone for the institution.

KUSON’s commitment to excellence is further underscored by its accreditation for five years by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), a renowned and esteemed accreditation body for nursing education programs. Remarkably, the faculty has not only maintained but enhanced its standing, recently receiving re-accreditation for an extended period of eight years, valid until 2030.

The ACEN accreditation process is a rigorous evaluation conducted under six comprehensive standards: mission and administrative capacity, faculty & staff, students, curriculum, resources, and outcomes. This meticulous review is aimed at ensuring a continuous improvement in the quality of nursing education. The extended accreditation period attests to KUSON’s unwavering commitment to providing education of the highest caliber.

International accreditation brings a myriad of benefits, positioning KUSON as a hub for nursing education at global standards. The institution’s education program is recognized for its alignment with international standards and regular updates to meet evolving requirements. KUSON boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure and resources, creating an environment conducive to delivering education at the highest international standards.

Furthermore, being internationally accredited signifies that KUSON’s education program is adept at producing highly qualified professionals in line with the demands of the nursing field. The international recognition garnered by this accreditation enhances the institution’s global standing and opens doors for collaborations and partnerships on the international stage.

High post-graduation job placement rates are an additional feather in KUSON’s cap, underscoring the practical applicability and relevance of its education programs. The accreditation also highlights the institution’s commitment to continuous improvement, with faculty members and administrators demonstrating a keen awareness of areas that require enhancement in alignment with international standards.

Koç University School of Nursing’s historic achievement in obtaining international accreditation solidifies its position as a leader in nursing education, setting a benchmark for excellence in Türkiye and beyond.

For a comprehensive list of Koç University’s accreditations, including the latest milestone achieved by Koç University School of Nursing (KUSON), please visit: Koç University Rankings, Accreditations, and Memberships.