More information about the NMEP


The UPR NMEP is fully accredited by the ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) (formerly ACNM Division of Accreditation), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; Tel: 240-485-1802,, email contact for ACME: Jaime Sampson, Administrative Assistant, Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. .


The program admits a limited number of students. For the past 5 years, admission range from 2-8 students per cohort. The university allows a maximum of 5 years to complete graduation requirements. The last 5-year graduation rate is 50- 100%.


Graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the
American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
849 International Drive, Suite 120
Linthicum, MD 21090

Phone: 410-694-9424
Toll-Free: 866-366-9632
Fax: 410-694-9425

Certification is highly recommended but optional. Of those who have taken the exam, the combined pass rate for initial and retake in the last 5 years is 50%.