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Click one of the following for Status Definitions: Applicant Candidate Accredited
Legend: A – Associate B – Baccalaureate M – Masters D – Doctorate
* Indicates the institution is a Candidate at this level while remaining accredited at the other level(s)

Institution Institutional Control Status (Year Granted)
Public Sanction
Most Recent Evaluation Next Evaluation Degree Level
Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla, WA
http://www.wwcc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1969)
Fall 2012 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2015 Year Seven Evaluation
A
Walla Walla University, College Place, WA
http://www.wallawalla.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1932)
Fall 2013 Year One Evaluation Fall 2014 Ad Hoc Evaluation
A,B,M
Warner Pacific College, Portland, OR
http://www.warnerpacific.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1961)
Spring 2013 Year One Evaluation Spring 2015 Year Three Evaluation
A,B,M
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
http://www.wsu.edu/
Public
Accredited (1918)
Spring 2013 Year Three Evaluation Spring 2017 Year Seven Evaluation
B,M,D
Weber State University, Ogden, UT
http://www.weber.edu/
Public
Accredited (1932)
Fall 2011 Year One Evaluation Fall 2014 Year Seven Evaluation
A,B,M
Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA
http://www.wvc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1948)
Fall 2011 Year One Evaluation Fall 2014 Year Three Evaluation
A,B*
Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT
http://www.wgu.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (2003)
Fall 2013 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2016 Year Seven Evaluation
A,B,M
Western Nevada College, Carson City, NV
http://www.wnc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1975)
Spring 2011 Year One Evaluation Fall 2014 Year Three Evaluation
A,B
Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
http://www.wou.edu/
Public
Accredited (1924)
Spring 2013 Year Three Evaluation Spring 2016 Year Seven Evaluation
A,B,M
Western Seminary, Portland, OR
http://www.westernseminary.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1969)
Fall 2013 Year One Evaluation Fall 2015 Year Three Evaluation
M,D
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
http://www.wwu.edu/
Public
Accredited (1921)
Spring 2011 Year One Evaluation Spring 2014 Year Three Evaluation
B,M
Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
http://www.westminstercollege.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1936)
Spring 2013 Year Seven Evaluation Spring 2014 Year One Evaluation
B,M
Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA
http://www.whatcom.ctc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1976)
Fall 2012 Ad Hoc Evaluation Spring 2014 Year Three Evaluation
A
Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
http://www.whitman.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1918)
Fall 2013 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2016 Year Seven Evaluation
B
Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
http://www.whitworth.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1924)
Fall 2013 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2017 Year Seven Evaluation
B,M
Willamette University, Salem, OR
http://www.willamette.edu/
Private (Non-Profit)
Accredited (1924)
Spring 2012 Year One Evaluation Spring 2014 Year Three Evaluation
B,M,D
Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA
http://www.yvcc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1948)
Fall 2012 Year One Evaluation Fall 2014 Year Three Evaluation
A,B*

Definitions of Institution Status
Applicant
An affiliate status indicating that an institution appears to meet the Commission's conditions of eligibility and that its Application for Consideration has been accepted. Recognition as an Applicant neither implies nor ensures an institution will attain Candidate or Accredited status with the Commission.
Candidate
An affiliate preaccreditation status indicating that an institution meets the Commission's Eligibility Requirements and is progressing toward accreditation. Recognition as a Candidate neither implies nor ensures an institution will attain Accredited status with NWCCU.
Accredited
An affiliate status indicating that an institution meets the Commission's established standards of educational quality and effectiveness. Accredited status indicates that the institution: 1) has clearly defined and appropriate educational objectives; 2) operates under conditions by which achievement of those educational objectives can reasonably be expected; 3) is substantially accomplishing its educational objectives; and 4) is organized, staffed, and supported to warrant confidence that it will continue to achieve its educational objectives in the foreseeable future.
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