Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities - (NWCCU)

The accreditation and preaccreditation (“Candidacy status”) of postsecondary degree-granting educational institutions in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and internationally, and the accreditation of programs offered via distance education within these institutions.

Please refer to the USDE website for their Recognized Scope of Accreditation here (

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy
President and CEO

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Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052
United States

The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of April 2019, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.

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