UW News

January 12, 2021

Official notice: University of Washington accreditation evaluation visit by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Every seven years, the University of Washington undergoes a comprehensive evaluation visit by its accrediting body, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The NWCCU review team evaluates the UW on a number of standards that focus on student success, institutional effectiveness and mission, as well as governance, resources and capacity.

The NWCCU last reaffirmed accreditation of the University of Washington in 2014, and has scheduled its next comprehensive evaluation visit for April 14-16, 2021.

This public notification serves as an invitation for third-party comments, which should be sent directly to the NWCCU at:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052-3981
Telephone: (425) 558-4224

Signed comments must be received by the NWCCU by March 14, 2021. Copies of these comments will be made available to the UW and the evaluation committee.