Accreditation Handbook

The Accreditation Handbook is a formal, technical manual that covers the full process of becoming and staying accredited with NWCCU. The most current Accreditation Handbook is provided here as a downloadable PDF document for your convenience.

Download the 2020 NWCCU Accreditation Handbook (Revised 9/2020) now.

The Department of Education’s Accreditation Handbook (34 CFR Part 602) guides all aspects of accreditation of higher education.