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Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) is accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME), a professional accrediting agency for naturopathic medical programs. SCNM is also accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the institutional accreditor.

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

312.263.0456 phone
800.621.7440 toll-free
312.263.7462 fax


Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME)
342 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
413.528.8877 phone
413.528.8880 fax
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Students and graduates of naturopathic colleges and programs accredited by CNME are eligible to apply for the Naturopathic Physician Licensing Examinations (NPLEX) as administered by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners.

We are approved to offer degrees by the State of Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board and the Arizona State Board of Private Post-Secondary Education.