College Deliberately: Carrington College-Portland

Carrington College-Portland is a very small, private for-profit, less than 2 years (below associate) College that emphasizes career, character and leadership located in the city of Portland, OR. It is known for Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, Medical/Clinical Assistant and Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.

Carrington College-Portland

place 2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Fl., Portland, OR 97232-1309
phone Phone: (503) 761-6100
web Web: https://carrington.edu/
  • Carrington College-Portland is also known as:
    Carrington College-Portland, Apollo College-Portland Carrington College-Portland


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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Carrington College- PortlandInstitutional Accreditation
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education SchoolsInstitutionalAccredited1985
Carrington College- PortlandDental Hygiene (DH)
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
Carrington College- PortlandNursing (PNUR) – Practical nursing programs
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Not recognized by the USDE*
Carrington College- PortlandInstitutional Accreditation
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and SchoolsInstitutionalAccredited2014
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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The mission of Carrington College is to provide learning opportunities to individuals in the communities it serves through post-secondary programs of study, which include general studies and professional preparation in career-focused majors.

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