Accreditation

NWCCU Standards

  • The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities approved new accreditation standards and a seven-year cycle in 2010.

    Accreditation Standards

    • Standard 1: Mission, Core Themes, and Expectations
    • Standard 2: Resources and Capacity
    • Standard 3: Planning and Implementation
    • Standard 4: Effectiveness and Improvement
    • Standard 5: Mission Fulfillment, Adaptation, and Sustainability

    Schedule for Seattle University

    Spring 2011   Year One Standard 1 Report only
    Spring 2013 Year Three Standards 1, 2 Report and offsite evaluation
    Spring 2017 Year Seven   Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5    Report and site visit