Washington State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Most recently reaffirmed in 2011, WSU has been continuously accredited by its regional higher education authority since 1918.
NWCCU's accreditation standards were revised in 2010 and rebuilt into a multi-year cycle. WSU is in a seven-year accreditation cycle from 2011-2017. Self study reports addressing one or two standards are submitted to NWCCU every two years, accruing into one comprehensive report due at the end of the seven year cycle.
|March 2011||Standard 1 [Mission]|
||Standard 2 [Resources and Capacity]
Update to Standard 1
||Standard 3 [Planning and Implementation]
Standard 4 [Effectiveness and Improvement]
Updates to Standard 1-2
Standard 5 [Mission Fulfillment, Adaptation, and Sustainability]
In addition, many undergraduate and graduate programs maintain specialized professional accreditation. The Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning has compiled a list of WSU accredited programs.
For more information about the university's accreditation process, contact Kimberly Green at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March - April 2013
Virtual review by NWCCU evaluation committee
WSU Year Three Self-Evaluation Report submitted to NWCCU
WSU Board of Regents approves draft WSU Year Three Self- Evaluation Report to NWCCU