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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
College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas
http://www.csn.edu/
Public
Accredited (1975)
Fall 2012 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2015 Year Seven Evaluation A,B
Great Basin College, Elko
http://www.gbcnv.edu/
Public
Accredited (1974)
Spring 2013 Year Seven Evaluation Spring 2014 Year One Evaluation A,B
Nevada State College, Henderson
http://www.nsc.nevada.edu/
Public Accredited (2010) Spring 2012 Year One Evaluation Spring 2014 Year Three Evaluation B,M
Roseman University of Health Sciences, Henderson
http://www.roseman.edu
Private (Non-Profit) Accredited (2008) Fall 2013 Year Seven Evaluation Fall 2014 Year One Evaluation B,M,D
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village
http://www.sierranevada.edu/
Private (Non-Profit) Accredited (1977) Spring 2013 Year One Evaluation Spring 2015 Year Three Evaluation B,M
Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno
http://www.tmcc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1980)
Fall 2012 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2015 Year Seven Evaluation A
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas
http://www.unlv.edu/
Public
Accredited (1964)
Spring 2013 Year Three Evaluation Spring 2015 Ad Hoc Evaluation B,M,D
University of Nevada, Reno, Reno
http://www.unr.edu/
Public
Accredited (1938)
Fall 2013 Year Three Evaluation Fall 2016 Year Seven Evaluation A,B,M,D
Western Nevada College, Carson City
http://www.wnc.edu/
Public
Accredited (1975)
Spring 2011 Year One Evaluation Fall 2013 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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